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Bring out the dog : stories

Author: Will Mackin
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In the tradition of Redeployment, a short story collection from a decorated U.S. Navy veteran who served several combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan--a powerful depiction of life on the front lines of today's warfare. A mesmerizing debut collection that reveals what it is like to be a member of an elite special operations team, when so many missions take place behind night vision, ancient credos, and layers of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War fiction
Short stories
Fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Mackin
ISBN: 9780812995640 0812995643
OCLC Number: 990127989
Description: 173 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The lost troop --
Welcome man will never fly --
Kattekoppen --
Rib night --
Baker's strong point --
Great circle route westward through perpetual night --
Remain over day --
Crossing the river No Name --
The fire truck --
Yankee two --
Backmask.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Will Mackin.
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"In the tradition of Redeployment, a short story collection from a decorated U.S. Navy veteran who served several combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan--a powerful depiction of life on the front lines of today's warfare. A mesmerizing debut collection that reveals what it is like to be a member of an elite special operations team, when so many missions take place behind night vision, ancient credos, and layers of secrecy. Told without a trace of bravado, and with a keen, Barry Hannah-like sense of the absurd, Will Mackin manages to capture the tragedy and heroism, degradation and exultation in the smallest details of war. Switching between settings at home and abroad, these eleven unforgettable stories explore the intense bonds, conflicting emotions, and surprising compassion that make up modern warfare"--

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