Books Like Streamers by David Rabe | Suggesting Reading

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Rabe edited a collection of plays entitled Coming to Terms: American Plays and the Vietnam War (1985). In addition to Streamers, the anthology includes Tom Cole's Medal of Honor Rag, Amlin Gray's How I Got That Story, Emily Mann's Still Life, Terrence McNally's Botticelli, Stephen Metcalf's Strange Snow, and Michael Weller's Moonchildren.

Among other plays providing an interesting contrast to Rabe's work are Megan Terry's Viet Rock (1967), Christopher Durang's The Vietnamization of New Jersey (1978), Arthur Kopit's Indians (1968), Lanford Wilson's The Fifth of July (1979), Ronald Ribman's The Burial of Esposito (1971), Robert Patrick's Kennedy's Children (1976), and David Berry's G. R. Point (1980).

Among the important nonfiction written on the Vietnam War is the work of Tim O'Brien, notably If I Die in a Combat Zone Box Me Up and Ship Me Home (1973), Going after Cacciato (1978), and The Things They Carried (1990); Joe Haldeman's War Year (1972); Philip Caputo's A Rumor of...

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