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Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam

By: Bissell, Tom

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781400075430

ISBN: 1400075432

Condition: USED


"The Father of All Things" is a riveting, haunting, and often hilarious account of a veteran and his son's journey through Vietnam. As his father recounts his experiences as a soldier, including a near fatal injury, Tom Bissell weaves a larger history of the war and explores the controversies that still spark furious debate today. Blending history, memoir, and travelogue, "The Father of All Things" is a portrait of the war's personal, political, and cultural impact from the perspective of the generation that grew up in the wake of the conflict. It is also a wise and revelatory book about the b... View more info

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Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter

By: Bissell, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 10/28/2011

Seller ID: 9780307378705

ISBN: 0307378705

Condition: USED


Tom Bissell is a prizewinning writer who published three widely acclaimed books before the age of thirty-four. He is also an obsessive gamer who has spent untold hours in front of his various video game consoles, playing titles such as "Far Cry 2, Left 4 Dead, BioShock, "and" Oblivion" for, literally, days. If you are reading this flap copy, the same thing can probably be said of you, or of someone you know. Until recently, Bissell was somewhat reluctant to admit to his passion for games. In this, he is not alone. Millions of adults spend hours every week playing video games, and the indus... View more info

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Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

By: Sestero, Greg/Bissell, Tom

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781501184659

ISBN: 1501184652

Condition: USED


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