Michael Herr

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United States, Writer
April 13, 1940June, 23, 2016.

Michael David Herr was an American writer and war correspondent, known as the author of Dispatches 1977, a memoir of his time as a correspondent for Esquire magazine, 1967–1969, during the Vietnam War. The book was called the best "to have been written about the Vietnam War" by The New York Times Book Review. Novelist John le Carré called it "the best book I have ever read on men and war in our time." Herr later was credited with pioneering[dubious – discuss] the literary genre of the nonfiction novel, along with authors such as Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, and Tom Wolfe.

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