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All the ways we kill and die : an elegy for a fallen comrade and the hunt for his killer / Brian Castner.

Castner, Brian, author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 958.1047 CASTNER (Text) 33946003104960 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 958.1047 CAS (Text) 39391006730988 Nonfiction Available -
Rochester Library 958.104 CAS (Text) 33187004060253 Nonfiction - R Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781628726541
  • ISBN: 1628726547
  • Physical Description: 340 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [318]-340).
Formatted Contents Note: The dead. Blast waves ; Road to perdition ; A frozen funeral ; Cat vs. cat -- Tend the wounded. One hour to Kandahar ; A child's pride ; The robot has a name ; Breached hulls -- Collect the evidence. Brave new war ; I'm going to kill you, bomb man -- Hunt and kill. The black hole ; Helmet fire ; Khowst Bowl ; Long and messy and gray -- The dead revisited. All the ways we live and die.
Summary, etc.: "When Brian Castner, an Iraq War vet, learns that his friend and EOD brother Matt has been killed by an IED in Afghanistan, he goes to console Matt's widow, but he also begins a personal investigation. Is the bomb maker who killed Matt the same man American forces have been hunting since Iraq, known as the Engineer? In this nonfiction thriller Castner takes us inside the manhunt for this elusive figure, meeting maimed survivors, interviewing the forensics teams who gather post-blast evidence, the wonks who collect intelligence, the drone pilots and contractors tasked to kill"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Afghan War, 2001- > Personal narratives, American.
Schwartz, Matthew, 1977-2012.
United States. Air Force > Officers > Biography.
Improvised explosive devices > Detection > Afghanistan.
Ordnance disposal units > Afghanistan.
Castner, Brian.
Afghan War, 2001- > Campaigns.

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