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Shake the devil off : a true story of the murder that rocked New Orleans

Author: Ethan Brown
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2009. ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Journalist Ethan Brown investigates the tragic end of Zackery Bowen, a young charismatic soldier from New Orleans, in this moving and mesmerizing account of the war in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, and no-safety-net America. Among the newsworthy elements in the book is Brown's discovery that this tragedy--like so many others--could have been avoided if the military had simply not failed this soldier.
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Genre/Form: True crime stories
Case studies
Named Person: Zackery Bowen; Zackery Bowen; Zackery Bowen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ethan Brown
ISBN: 9780805088939 0805088938
OCLC Number: 299703581
Description: 286 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Santa Maria --
Kosovo --
Giessen --
Baghdad --
Abu Ghraib --
Ramadan --
Homecoming --
New Orleans --
Holding out --
The suicide king --
The wake --
Murder city --
Auburn, Columbus --
Ourselves alone --
Epilogue: Still here.
Responsibility: Ethan Brown.
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Journalist Ethan Brown investigates the tragic end of Zackery Bowen, a young charismatic soldier from New Orleans, in this moving and mesmerizing account of the war in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, and no-safety-net America. Among the newsworthy elements in the book is Brown's discovery that this tragedy--like so many others--could have been avoided if the military had simply not failed this soldier.

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