Review: FALLEN ANGELS by Walter Dean Myers

Biblio File recently read Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers for the Vietnam War Reading Challenge.  Here’s an excerpt from her review:

There are the basics of a war story– fear, fighting, death, trying to make sense of it all, trying to stay alive.

But there’s more to this one– Perry and most of his unit enlisted for their own reasons, which goes against the standard Vietnam story we tell of draftees. Perry and many in his unit are black. While race isn’t a major factor of Myers’s story, it’s there and sometimes it’s an issue.

Read the full review.

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