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The Junior Officers' Reading Club : killing time and fighting wars

Author: Patrick Hennessey
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Riverhead trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A revelatory first-hand account of a young enlistee's profound coming of age and how boys grow into men amid the frenetic, sometimes exhilarating violence, frequent boredom, and almost overwhelming responsibilities that frame a soldier's experience and the way we fight today.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal Narrative
Electronic books
Personal narratives
Biographies
Récits personnels
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hennessey, Patrick, 1982-
Junior Officers' Reading Club.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2010
(DLC) 2010017134
(OCoLC)555647844
Named Person: Patrick Hennessey; Patrick Hennessey
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Hennessey
ISBN: 9781101459867 1101459867 9781101460054 1101460059
OCLC Number: 731037564
Notes: Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2009.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: Prologue --
The Junior Officers' Reading Club --
A call to arms --
On the first block --
Welcome to fucking Iraq --
All things come --
Decompression --
Glossary of military terms.
Responsibility: Patrick Hennessey.
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Abstract:

A revelatory first-hand account of a young enlistee's profound coming of age and how boys grow into men amid the frenetic, sometimes exhilarating violence, frequent boredom, and almost overwhelming responsibilities that frame a soldier's experience and the way we fight today.

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