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For every taste and budget, a paperback

By J. K. / June 11, 1982

NAM: The Vietnam War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Fought There, by Mark Baker. New York: Morrow Quill Books. 324 pp. $6.

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At times overly sensational, Baker's book is based largely on interviews with unidentified, low-ranking enlisted people. Their anonymity shades the book's historicity, but the ''unknown soldier'' quality also redoubles the visceral force of Baker's stories.