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The wax bullet war : chronicles of a soldier & artist

Author: Sean Davis
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Ooligan Press, 2014.
Series: Openbook
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On September 12, 2001, a year and a half after finishing his military service, Sean Davis strolled into the Oregon National Guard's recruiting office and re-enlisted. After dropping out of art school and working a dead-end government job, September 11 gave him a new sense of purpose and direction. Follow Sean Davis' life as he discovers the oddities of a pop-up America in a hostile desert wasteland; loses his best  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oregon authors
Autobiography
Biography
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Sean Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Davis
ISBN: 9781932010701 193201070X
OCLC Number: 861208487
Description: xiii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Holes --
The Big Game --
Robots Love Car Bombs --
Trained Stupid --
The Part Where I Have Drunken Sex With a Cowgirl and Later Eat Lunch With the President of the United States of America --
Twenty-Five-Dollar Whores, Victorian Literature, and Humane Killing Machines --
Starving in the Belly of a Whale --
The Kid --
The Cradle of Civilization --
Be Polite, Be Professional, and Be Prepared to Kill Everyone You Meet --
Painting Daisies in Valhalla --
The Shit Sandwich --
Tea at the Baghdad Zoo --
Chicken Coops and Movie Stars --
The Worst of It --
In the Fade --
The Punch Line --
I Flew Over 2,000 Miles Completely Naked --
Purgatory Looked a Lot Like Texas --
Attempted Murder --
Army Ants --
The Blast Supper --
The Life of the Party --
A Bright, Shining Star is Born, Then Fades Out Completely --
Half of 60 Minutes --
Committed --
Dying the Hemingway --
Pearls Before Swine --
The End of Staff Sergeant Sean Davis --
Captain Intenso Rides Again --
The Boys Make It Home --
Still Taking Orders --
The Einherjar --
Break Glass in Case of War --
Flying Sharks and Zombie Squirrels --
Whole --
Terminology: All Those Things a Person Needs to Know to Be a Good Infantry Soldier.
Series Title: Openbook
Responsibility: Sean Davis.

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"On September 12, 2001, a year and a half after finishing his military service, Sean Davis strolled into the Oregon National Guard's recruiting office and re-enlisted. After dropping out of art school and working a dead-end government job, September 11 gave him a new sense of purpose and direction. Follow Sean Davis' life as he discovers the oddities of a pop-up America in a hostile desert wasteland; loses his best friend in a violent ambush; returns, critically wounded, to confinement in a place that's not his home; deals with the fallout of PTSD and the horror of what he experienced in that war zone; and finally, as he rediscovers art and its power to heal"--

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