A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan

A Bright Shining Lie is a book by Neil Sheehan, a former New York Times reporter who covered the Vietnam War. It is about U.S. Army retired Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann and the United States involvement in the Vietnam War.

The 171st greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 84th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
  2. - Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)
  3. - National Book Award - Nonfiction (National Book Foundation)