- ISBN: 9781609415013 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2010.
|Summary, etc.:|| In his breakout bestseller, The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger created "a wild ride that brilliantly captures the awesome power of the raging sea and the often futile attempts of humans to withstand it" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). Now, Junger turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose survival depends on their absolute commitment to one another. His on-the-ground account follows a single platoon through a 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. Through the experiences of these young men at war, he shows what it means to fight, to serve, and to face down mortal danger on a daily basis.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 6
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
7.8 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Twelve, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 871 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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