Your rooms Logout
Authors Sign In/Up Select UK
Inkflash is a 3D Virtual Reality bookstore that runs entirely in your web browser.
Start exploring!
FormatsDate PublishedPricePages
Audible Audiobook 2018-11-13 $49.00
Paperback (Reprint) 2014-01-14 $22.00 864
Paperback 2012-08-21 839
Kindle Edition 2012-08-21 864
Hardcover 2012-08-21 $40.00 864
Hardcover 2012-08-21 864
Hardcover 1726
Paperback 1600
Paperback

Have you read this book?
Join the discussion!

Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam

Cover art: Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam

By
Published by Random House Audio on 2018-11-13
Audible Audiobook: $49.00
HISTORY


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in several nations, Fredrik Logevall traces the path that led two Western nations to tragically lose their way in the jungles of Southeast Asia. He brings to life the bloodiest battles of France's final years in Indochina - and describes how, from an early point, a succession of American leaders made disastrous policy choices that put America on its own collision course with history. 

An epic story of wasted opportunities and deadly miscalculations, Embers of War delves deep into the historical record to provide hard answers to the unanswered questions surrounding the demise of one Western power in Vietnam and the arrival of another. Eye-opening and compulsively listenable, Embers of War is a gripping, heralded work that illuminates the hidden history of the French and American experiences in Vietnam.

One of the most acclaimed works of history in recent years.

  • Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize from the Society of American Historians
  • Winner of the American Library in Paris Book Award
  • Winner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award
  • Finalist for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Named one of the best books of the year by:

  • The Washington Post
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • The Globe and Mail

"A balanced, deeply researched history of how, as French colonial rule faltered, a succession of American leaders moved step by step down a road toward full-blown war." (Pulitzer Prize citation)

"This extraordinary work of modern history combines powerful narrative thrust, deep scholarly authority, and quiet interpretive confidence." (Francis Parkman Prize citation)

"A monumental history...a widely researched and eloquently written account of how the US came to be involved in Vietnam...certainly the most comprehensive review of this period to date." (The Wall Street Journal)


(Audible Audiobook, 2018-11-13)


ASIN: B07JW5QJZ2

SEEN A REVIEW OR FEATURE FOR THIS BOOK? Tell us!

HAVE YOU READ EMBERS OF WAR: THE FALL OF AN EMPIRE AND THE MAKING OF AMERICA'S VIETNAM? WHAT DID YOU THINK OF IT?

Book cover For novels: minor spoilers are fine, and kind of necessary in order to discuss the book; but do avoid huge spoilers like giving away the ending!
Authors are warmly invited to dive into the conversation.

Sign in with your Inkflash login details:
Welcome! You’re just one step away from a personalised 3D book exploring experience:
Your name
Email address
Choose a password: Forgot your password?
What’s 4 added to 4?

Fingerpress.co.uk - book publisher
Inkflash is owned and operated by Fingerpress (UK). Copyright ©, all rights reserved.

Site design and development by Matt Stephens, Dino Fancellu and William Narmontas.
Follow Inkflash on Twitter (@InkflashVR) and LinkedIn for the latest site developments.

Acknowledgments, image attributions, shout-outs etc

This website uses cookies to count visitors. Use at your own peril!!!!