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Ranger games : a story of soldiers, family and an inexplicable crime / Ben Blum.

Blum, Ben, 1981- (author.).

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  • 15 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 364.155 (Text) 78321000026956 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 364.155 BLU (Text) 840191002462055 Auburn Plaza - Adult Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 364.15 BLU (Text) 33187004278871 Nonfiction Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown 364.1552 BLUM (Text) 75342000084881 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 364.1552 BLUM (Text) 37500004459133 New Items Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch TRUE.CRIME Blum (Text) 37516002032398 AdultNF True Crime Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 364.1552 BLU (Text) 30477101128696 Adult: New Checked out 02/24/2018
LaGrange Co PL - Topeka Branch 364.1552 BLU (Text) 30477101128704 Adult: New Checked out 03/15/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 364.1552 BLU (Text) 34330513152489 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385538435
  • ISBN: 038553843X
  • Physical Description: x, 412 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Book 1. The golem of Tacoma -- Sort of a happy/sad deal -- Basic -- Amurican bank robber -- One fine day at Battalion -- Yes, Specialist Sommer -- Those who are versed in the sciences -- Something you would see out of a movie -- Federal vacation -- Book 2. The prodigy of Peachland -- Soldier -- Interrogation -- Freedom fighter -- The fourth man -- Book 3. The good person -- The b-word -- Just an inexplicable event -- The complexities -- The phabulous Phils -- Getting real -- Real real -- Book 4. The dungeon master -- When bad people do good things -- Space Station summer -- Total data -- The Sommer factor -- Force of personality -- The lady in the striped shirt -- The p-word -- Probably something I'll never understand -- Book 5. Freedom -- Matrix of lies -- Birth of a bank robber -- The rest of us.
Summary, etc.: Documents the story of an aspiring U.S. Army Ranger who inexplicably participated in an armed robbery hours before being deployed to Iraq, investigating the influence of the young man's superior and the Ranger indoctrination program.
Alex Blum was a good kid with one goal in life: endure a brutally difficult selection program, become a U.S. Army Ranger, and fight terrorists for his country. In the first hours of his final leave before deployment to Iraq, Alex was supposed to fly home to see his family and girlfriend. Instead, he got into his car with two fellow soldiers and two strangers, drove to a local bank in Tacoma, and committed armed robbery. At first Blum insisted he thought the robbery was just another exercise in the famously daunting Ranger program. Ben Blum, Alex's cousin, began to question not only Alex, but the influence of his superior, Luke Elliot Sommer, the man who planned the robbery.
Subject: Blum, Alex, 1987-
United States. Army. Ranger Regiment, 75th.
Bank robberies > Washington (State) > Case studies.
Soldiers > United States > Case studies.
Criminals > United States > Case studies.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Criminals & Outlaws.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Personal Memoirs.
TRUE CRIME > Hoaxes & Deceptions.
Genre: Biographies.
True crime stories.

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