Stanley Karnow (1925-2013) is the author of, among other books, the bestselling Vietnam: A History and the Pulitzer Prize-winning In Our Image: America and the Philippines.
"The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and balanced account we have." -Boston Globe
"This is history writing at its best." -Chicago Sun-Times
"Even those of us who think we know something about it will read with fascination." -The New York Times
"A landmark work...The most complete account to date of the Vietnam tragedy." -The Washington Post Book World