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Most succinctly bred

Author: Alex Vernon
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an ""essayistic"" memoir on being a soldier. The author records his ongoing relationship with war and soldiering, from growing up in late Cold War 1980s middle America to attending West  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vernon, Alex, 1967-
Most succinctly bred.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607757307
Named Person: Alex Vernon; Alex Vernon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Vernon
ISBN: 0873388550 9780873388559
OCLC Number: 61362096
Description: xii, 100 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Ghosts in gray --
Guide us, thy sons, aright --
Duty, honor, goddess --
Then I went to war --
Desert farewell --
Back in the world --
The Gulf War and postmodern memory --
Sunday, September 23, 2001 --
Wedding : New York City, November 10, 2001 --
Orion in the ivory tower --
Tiger, tiger.
Responsibility: Alex Vernon.
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"At this moment, the nation seems interested in soldiering. Not the politics that complicate the very act of service, but the dirty business of being a soldier. No one, except soldiers, knows much Read more...

 
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