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Michael Herr (born April 13, 1940 in Syracuse, New York) is an American writer and former war correspondent, best 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 the literary genre of the nonfiction novel, along with authors such as Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, and Tom Wolfe.

Age: 75
Born: 13 April, 1940, Place of Birth
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary


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2001 Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Himself
2001 First Kill Himself
2006 Apocalypse Oz screenplay "Apocalypse Now"
1987 Full Metal Jacket associate producer
1997 The Rainmaker
1987 Full Metal Jacket
1979 Apocalypse Now


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Nominated for 2 Awards | Won


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