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    DescriptionBased on the author's experience in the Australian Army, "The Odd Angry Shot" is the seminal account of Australian soldiers in the Vietnam War: brief and bracing, tragic yet darkly funny.This classic Australian novel won Australia's National Book Council Award and became an iconic film.

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    The Odd Angry Shot
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William Nagle, Introduction by Paul Ham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    ISBN 13: 9781922079718
    ISBN 10: 1922079715

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: ADV
    DC22: 823
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.7
    LC classification: PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BIC subject category V2: FJMV
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP034
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ADOLES
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 38
    BISAC V2.8: FIC043000, FIC032000, FIC002000, FIC014000
    DC23: A823.00
    Thema V1.0: FJMV
    Edition statement
    Text Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Text Classics
    Publication date
    12 November 2013
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    Author Information
    William Nagle was born in Bacchus Marsh, Australia in 1947. Enlisting in the army in 1964, he qualified as a cook the next year. In mid-1966 he was deployed with the SAS to Saigon, but was sent home for subordination and later discharged. His award-winning novel "The Odd Angry Shot" fictionalized his experiences in Vietnam. Nagle married and spent the latter years of his life in Los Angeles. He died in 2002. Paul Ham is the multi-award-winning author of Hiroshima Nagasaki (2011), Vietnam: The Australian War (2007), Kokoda (2004) and Sandakan (2012). Since 1998 Paul has been the Australia correspondent for the London Sunday Times, covering politics, business and current affairs.