9780143116875

Unforgiving Minute : A Soldier's Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143116875

  • ISBN10:

    0143116878

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/23/2010
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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Summary

"One of the most thoughtful and honest accounts ever written by a young Army officer confronting all the tests of life." -Bob Woodward In this surprise bestseller, West Point grad, Rhodes scholar, Airborne Ranger, and U. S. Army Captain Craig Mullaney recounts his unparalleled education and the hard lessons that only war can teach. While stationed in Afghanistan, a deadly firefight with al-Qaeda leads to the loss of one of his soldiers. Years later, after that excruciating experience, he returns to the United States to teach future officers at the Naval Academy. Written with unflinching honesty, this is an unforgettable portrait of a young soldier grappling with the weight of war while coming to terms with what it means to be a man.

Author Biography

Craig M. Mullaney is currently the Principle Director for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia at the Department of Defense, and served as an advisor to Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign.

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