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  • ISBN: 9780698149540

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Formatted Contents Note:
Redeployment -- FRAGO -- After Action Report -- Bodies -- OIF -- Money as a weapons system -- In Vietnam they had whores -- Prayer in the furnace -- Psychological operations -- War stories -- Unless it's a sucking chest wound - Ten kliks south.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of short stories by a former Marine captain and Iraq veteran focuses on the complexities of life for soldiers on the front lines and after, exploring themes ranging from brutality and faith to guilt and survival.
Awards Note:
National Book Award, 2014.
Subject: Afghan War, 2001- > Fiction.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Fiction.
Soldiers > Fiction.
Genre: War stories.
Short stories.

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