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The heart and the fist : the education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL

Author: Eric Greitens
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author describes how, after working as a humanitarian around the world, he realized that he could do nothing to stop violence or prevent people from becoming refugees and soon joined the elite Navy SEALs, where he drew on his humanitarian training as he battled injustice.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Biography
Named Person: Eric Greitens; Eric Greitens; Eric Greitens
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Greitens
ISBN: 9780547424859 054742485X
OCLC Number: 646308409
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: 309 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Mind and fist. Iraq ; China ; Boxing --
pt. 2. Heart and mind. Bosnia ; Rwanda ; Bolivia ; Oxford --
pt. 3. Heart and fist. Officer candidate school ; Seal training ; Hell week ; Advanced combat training ; Afghanistan ; Southeast Asia ; Kenya ; Iraq ; The mission continues.
Responsibility: Eric Greitens.
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The author describes how, after working as a humanitarian around the world, he realized that he could do nothing to stop violence or prevent people from becoming refugees and soon joined the elite Navy SEALs, where he drew on his humanitarian training as he battled injustice.

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