Books by John Balaban

Released: June 1, 1991

"While the subject matter is the ugliness of humankind at its worst, this labor of conscience and love is resounding in its humanity."
This powerful account of poet and novelist Balaban's (Coming Down Again, 1985) volunteer missions of mercy to Vietnam from 1967-71 serves as a reminder of the awful price paid for that war, particularly by the innocent children caught in the bloody cross fire. Read full book review >