Books by David Lawton

A LOVELY COUNTRY by David Lawton
Released: April 1, 1995

"Lawton, a former Marine who served in Vietnam and who was himself a civilian pacification officer, has an axe to grind, but, here, he does so with an exceedingly polished, different fineness."
What's startling about this first novel is that, while white heat radiates from between the lines, Lawton presents the American presence in Vietnam as a devious gentleman's war rather than as the obscene, all-thumbs conflict it's been at the hands of previous novelists. Read full book review >