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War flower : my life after Iraq

Author: Brooke King
Publisher: [Lincoln, Nebraska] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Brooke King has been asked over and over what it's like to be a woman in combat, but she knows her answer is not what the public wants to hear. The answers people seek lie in the graphic details of war--the sex, death, violence, and reality of it all as she experienced it. In her riveting memoir War Flower, King breaks her silence and reveals the truth about her experience as a soldier in Iraq. Find out what  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Biographies
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Brooke King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brooke King
ISBN: 9781640121188 1640121188
OCLC Number: 1042081700
Description: xv, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Confessions --
War is a machine --
Born for the kill --
Somewhere in a desert --
Frag out --
SNAFU --
In shaa Allah --
Homeland --
Epilogue : Present arms.
Other Titles: My life after Iraq
Responsibility: Brooke King.

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A no-holds-barred account of the reality women face in the war, War Flower pushes back against the stereotypes about women in combat.  Read more...

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"War Flower is full of such frank emotion and explicit intimacy, the story of an Iraq veteran whose perspective is alternately chilling and charming."--J. Ford Huffman, Military Times-- (03/24/2019) Read more...

 
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