9780306818387

Big Boy Rules

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  • ISBN13:

    9780306818387

  • ISBN10:

    0306818388

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-13
  • Publisher: Da Capo Pr
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Summary

"Washington Post" reporter Fainaru traveled with several groups of security contractors to find out what motivates them to put their lives in danger every day. What emerges is a searing, revealing, and sometimes darkly funny look at the men who live and work on the battlefields of Iraq.

Author Biography

Steve Fainaru is a foreign correspondent for the Washington Post. In 2008 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. He lives in El Cerrito, California.

Table of Contents

Prologue: On the Borderp. xi
Social Studies, Incp. 1
I Want to Kill Somebody Todayp. 16
The last Trainp. 36
We Protect the Militaryp. 48
The Stories You Tellp. 68
Now You Are Going to Diep. 85
Your Bloodp. 102
Scope of Authority: Godp. 122
Hostage Affairsp. 143
Blackrwatey for Special Securityp. 161
Faith that Looks Through Deathp. 182
Epilogue: The Book of Wisdomp. 205
Source Notesp. 213
Selected Bibliographyp. 235
Acknowledgmentsp. 237
Indexp. 243
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