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Soft spots : a Marine's memoir of combat and post-traumatic stress disorder

Author: Clint Van Winkle
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the author's experiences as a marine sergeant in the Iraq War and his battles with alcoholism and post-traumatic stress disorder after returning to the United States.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, American
Biography
Named Person: Clint Van Winkle
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clint Van Winkle
ISBN: 9780312378936 0312378939 9780312602963 0312602960
OCLC Number: 243544571
Description: 213 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: What if none of it happened the way I said? --
Would it all be a lie? --
Would the wreckage be suddenly beautiful? --
Would the dead rise up and walk? --
W.D. Ehrhart, beautiful wreckage.
Responsibility: Clint Van Winkle.
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Marine Sergeant Clint Van Winkle flew to war on Valentine's Day 2003. His battalion was among the first wave of troops that crossed into Iraq, and his first combat experience was the battle of  Read more...

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Nothing gets held back in "Soft Spots," Clint Van Winkle's account of his two years of duty as a Marine sergeant in Iraq...lacerating honesty, the narrative is dreamlike and surreal. "The Washington Read more...

 
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