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Frances FitzGerald

Frances FitzGerald

Frances FitzGerald

Frances FitzGerald (born 1940) is an American journalist best known for her work, Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (1972). It was met with great acclaim when it was first published, and became one of the best-known books on the Vietnam War. FitzGerald was awarded both a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for it.

FitzGerald’s subsequent books include America Revised (1979), Cities on a Hill (1981), Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War (2000) and Vietnam: Spirits of the Earth (2002).

FitzGerald’s writing has also appeared in The New Yorker, and the New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Architectural Digest, and Rolling Stone. She serves on the editorial boards of The Nation and Foreign Policy, and is vice-president of PEN.

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