1. Was Vietnam a moral war?
2. How were the relationships between Daryl and his family changed over
3. How was Vietnam different from other
4. Does war provide a right-of-passage into adulthood and, if so, is it appropriate?
5. What are the spiritual elements of the book?
6. How do you think the Vietnam Vets felt when they returned home?
7. How does writing this book help heal the author and possibly others?
Themes: How were these themes expressed in the book?
Becoming a man
Reality of war