skip to content
Thank you for your service Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Thank you for your service

Author: David Finkel
Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In The Good Soldiers, David Finkel's account from the front lines of Baghdad, he shadowed the men of the 2-16 Infantry Battalion as they carried out the infamous surge, a grueling fifteen-month tour that changed all of them forever. Now Finkel has followed many of those same men as they've returned home and struggled to reintegrate -- both into their family lives and into American society at large. Where do soldiers  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Finkel
ISBN: 9780374180669 0374180660
OCLC Number: 827256994
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: David Finkel.
More information:

Abstract:

In The Good Soldiers, David Finkel's account from the front lines of Baghdad, he shadowed the men of the 2-16 Infantry Battalion as they carried out the infamous surge, a grueling fifteen-month tour that changed all of them forever. Now Finkel has followed many of those same men as they've returned home and struggled to reintegrate -- both into their family lives and into American society at large. Where do soldiers belong after their homecoming? Is it possible, or even reasonable, to expect them to rejoin their communities as if nothing has happened? And in moments of hardship, who are soldiers expected to turn to if they feel alienated by the world they once lived in? These are the questions Finkel faces as he revisits the brave but shaken men of the 2-16.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/827256994> # Thank you for your service
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "827256994" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_2011_veterans> ; # Iraq War, 2003-2011--Veterans
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/history_military_united_states> ; # HISTORY / Military / United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010107810> ; # Post-traumatic stress disorder--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_united_states_veterans> ; # Iraq War, 2003---United States--Veterans
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_2011_veterans_united_states> ; # Iraq War, 2003-2011--Veterans--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1802311> ; # Iraq War (2003-2011)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_2011_psychological_aspects> ; # Iraq War, 2003-2011--Psychological aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205757> ; # Iraq.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/stress_disorders_post_traumatic_united_states> ; # Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_2011> ; # Iraq War, 2003-2011
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Event/2003_2011> ; # 2003-2011
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/history_military_veterans> ; # HISTORY / Military / Veterans
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1165710> ; # Veterans
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.860973/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1072762> ; # Post-traumatic stress disorder
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_united_states_psychological_aspects> ; # Iraq War, 2003---United States--Psychological aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354086> ; # Psychological aspects
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/175302447> ; # United States. Army. Infantry, 16th
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/veterans_psychology_united_states> ; # Veterans--psychology--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009127545> ; # Iraq War, 2003-2011--Psychological aspects
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/162164568> ; # David Finkel
    schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "In The Good Soldiers, David Finkel's account from the front lines of Baghdad, he shadowed the men of the 2-16 Infantry Battalion as they carried out the infamous surge, a grueling fifteen-month tour that changed all of them forever. Now Finkel has followed many of those same men as they've returned home and struggled to reintegrate -- both into their family lives and into American society at large. Where do soldiers belong after their homecoming? Is it possible, or even reasonable, to expect them to rejoin their communities as if nothing has happened? And in moments of hardship, who are soldiers expected to turn to if they feel alienated by the world they once lived in? These are the questions Finkel faces as he revisits the brave but shaken men of the 2-16."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1775132885> ;
    schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:image <http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/669/9780374180669/image/lgcover.9780374180669.jpg> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Thank you for your service"@en ;
    schema:productID "827256994" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780374180669> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/827256994> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/history_military_united_states> # HISTORY / Military / United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY / Military / United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/history_military_veterans> # HISTORY / Military / Veterans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY / Military / Veterans"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_2011> # Iraq War, 2003-2011
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Iraq War, 2003-2011"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_2011_psychological_aspects> # Iraq War, 2003-2011--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Iraq War, 2003-2011--Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_2011_veterans> # Iraq War, 2003-2011--Veterans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Iraq War, 2003-2011--Veterans"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_2011_veterans_united_states> # Iraq War, 2003-2011--Veterans--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2003003059> ;
    schema:name "Iraq War, 2003-2011--Veterans--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_united_states_psychological_aspects> # Iraq War, 2003---United States--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Iraq War, 2003---United States--Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/iraq_war_2003_united_states_veterans> # Iraq War, 2003---United States--Veterans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Iraq War, 2003---United States--Veterans"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/stress_disorders_post_traumatic_united_states> # Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1775132885#Topic/veterans_psychology_united_states> # Veterans--psychology--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Veterans--psychology--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009127545> # Iraq War, 2003-2011--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Iraq War, 2003-2011--Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010107810> # Post-traumatic stress disorder--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Post-traumatic stress disorder--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1072762> # Post-traumatic stress disorder
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Post-traumatic stress disorder"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1165710> # Veterans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Veterans"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205757> # Iraq.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Iraq." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354086> # Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1802311> # Iraq War (2003-2011)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Iraq War (2003-2011)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/162164568> # David Finkel
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1955" ;
    schema:familyName "Finkel" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Finkel" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/175302447> # United States. Army. Infantry, 16th
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army. Infantry, 16th" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780374180669>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0374180660" ;
    schema:isbn "9780374180669" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.