First Edition of Tracy Kidder's My Detachment; Signed by Him
My Detachment: A Memoir.
Item Number: 44018
New York: Random House, 2005.
First edition of Kidder’s memoir during his year spent in Vietnam. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Tracy Kidder on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
My Detachment is a war story like none you have ever read before, an unromanticized portrait of a young man coming of age in the controversial war that defined a generation. In an astonishingly honest, comic, and moving account of his tour of duty in Vietnam, master storyteller Tracy Kidder writes for the first time about himself. This extraordinary memoir is destined to become a classic.