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Redeployment

Author: Phil Klay
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.
Series: Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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A New York Times Bestseller Phil Klay sets in devastating relief the two worlds a soldier inhabits: one of extremes and one of loss. His stories reveal the intricate combination of monotony, bureaucracy, comradeship and violence that makes up a soldier's daily life at war, and the isolation, remorse, and despair that can accompany a soldier's homecoming. Written with hard-eyed realism and stunning emotional depth,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Klay
ISBN: 9781410470980 1410470989
OCLC Number: 875554635
Description: 397 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Phil Klay.

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A New York Times Bestseller Phil Klay sets in devastating relief the two worlds a soldier inhabits: one of extremes and one of loss. His stories reveal the intricate combination of monotony, bureaucracy, comradeship and violence that makes up a soldier's daily life at war, and the isolation, remorse, and despair that can accompany a soldier's homecoming. Written with hard-eyed realism and stunning emotional depth, Redeployment is poised to become a classic in the tradition of war writing.

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