Kenneth Levin, a Vietnam war veteran who has written "Crazy Razor," a novel about the conflict, poses for a photograph with the bell from a river
Kenneth Levin, a Vietnam war veteran who has written "Crazy Razor," a novel about the conflict, poses for a photograph with the bell from a river boat on which he served, in his Oakland, Calif., home on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)