9780802119926

What It Is Like to Go to War

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802119926

  • ISBN10:

    0802119921

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-08-30
  • Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press

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Summary

From the author of the New York Times Bestseller Matterhorn, What It Is Like To Go To War is a powerful nonfiction book about the experience of combat and how inadequately we prepare our young men and women for the psychological and spiritual stresses of war

Author Biography

A graduate of Yale University and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Karl Marlantes served as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation medals for valor, two Purple Hearts, and ten air medals. He is the author of the best-selling and prize-winning Matterhorn.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Temple of Marsp. 1
Killingp. 6
Guiltp. 48
Numbness and Violencep. 61
The Enemy Withinp. 80
Lyingp. 114
Loyaltyp. 134
Heroismp. 155
Homep. 176
The Clubp. 208
Relating to Marsp. 220
Afterwordp. 255
Acknowledgmentsp. 257
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