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Fobbit

Author: David Abrams
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fobbit: 'fä-bit, noun. Definition: A U.S. soldier stationed at a Forward Operating Base who avoids combat by remaining at the base, esp. during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2011). Pejorative. In the satirical tradition of Catch-22 and M*A*S*H, Fobbit takes us into the chaotic world of Baghdad's Forward Operating Base Triumph. The Forward Operating base, or FOB, is like the back-office of the battlefield where  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Abrams
ISBN: 9781846557217 1846557216 9781448155811 1448155819
OCLC Number: 821702634
Description: 372 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: David Abrams.

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Takes us into the chaotic world of Baghdad's Forward Operating Base Triumph (FOB), which is the back-office of the battlefield - where the soldiers eat and sleep between missions, and where a lot of  Read more...

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