Tree of Smoke
Tree of Smoke
A Novel


Winner of the National Book Award

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year


Named a Best Book of the Year by Time, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Amazon.com, Salon, Slate, The National Book Critics Circle, The Christian Science Monitor. . . .

Tree of Smoke is the story of William "Skip" Sands, CIA--engaged in Pschological Operations against the Vietcong--and the disasters that befall him. It is also the story of the Houston brothers, Bill and James, young men who drift out of the Arizona desert and into a war where the line between disinformation and delusion has blurred away. In the words of Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times, Tree of Smoke is "bound to become one of the classic works of literature produced by that tragic and uncannily familiar war."

Title Tree of Smoke
Subtitle A Novel
Author Denis Johnson
Publisher Picador
Title First Published 02 September 2008
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 720 p.
ISBN-10 0312427743
ISBN-13 9780312427740
Publication Date 02 September 2008
Main content page count 720
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $16.00
 


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