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Author: Anthony Swofford
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster Audio, ℗2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Swofford weaves his experience of the Gulf War in the early 1990s with vivid accounts of boot camp, reflections on the mythos of the marines, and remembrances of battles with lovers and family.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Anthony Swofford; Anthony Swofford
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Swofford
ISBN: 0743535383 9780743535380
OCLC Number: 52234588
Notes: Unabridged.
Credits: Producer, Jesse Boggs.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 6 audiocassettes (approximately 9 hr.) : analog, Dolby processed
Other Titles: Marine's chronicle of the Gulf War and other battles
Responsibility: Anthony Swofford.

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A memoir of the Gulf War by a front-line infantry marine recounts his struggles with the conflict on the front lines, his battles with fear and suicide, his brushes with death, and his identity as a  Read more...

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Joy WilliamsThis is a book that smokes and screams in your hands. With a sniper's cold and unforgiving eye, Swofford has found the nexus between nihilism and language, a language ripped, homegrown, Read more...

 
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