The Phantom Blooper is a 1990 novel written by Gustav Hasford, and the sequel to The Short-Timers. It continues to follow James T. "Joker" Davis through his Vietnam odyssey. The book was supposed to be the second of a "Vietnam Trilogy", but the author died soon after completing it. The novel begins sometime after The Short-Timers left off and is divided into three parts. In "The Winter Soldiers," Joker is still at the Khe Sanh base, which is about to be abandoned by American Marines after withstanding a two-month siege. He believes most of his previous squad-mates to be dead, even the...
|Genre:||War novel, Autobiographical novel, Speculative fiction|
|Number of editions:||1|