- ISBN: 9780374180669 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 0374180660 (hardcover) :
- Description: 256 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
- 12 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 1 copy at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
1 current hold with 16 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||362.86/Finkel (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Beverly Main||NEW||DS 79.767 .P79 F56 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Danvers||New Books||DS 79.767 P79 F56 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Everett - Shute Memorial||Adult Nonfiction||362.8609 F499t (Text to phone)||Offline||-|
|Lynnfield||Adult Nonfiction||DS 79.767 .P79 F56 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Marblehead||Adult Nonfiction||362.86 FINKEL 2013 (Text to phone)||Checked out||09/02/2014|
|North Shore - Danvers Campus||Stacks||DS 79.767 .P79 F56 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Peabody Main||Adult Nonfiction||DS 79.767 .P79 F56 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Peabody South Branch||Adult New Nonfiction||NEW DS 79.76 .P79 F56 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Reading||Adult New Nonfiction||NEW 362.86 FIN (Text to phone)||Checked out||07/15/2014|
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|Summary:|| The author's previous book The Good Soldiers, reckoned with the psychology of war. An account from the front lines of Baghdad, he shadowed the men of the 2-16 Infantry Battalion as they carried out the infamous surge, a grueling fifteen-month tour that changed all of them forever. Now he has followed many of those same men as they've returned home and struggled to reintegrate, both into their family lives and into American society at large. It is a profound look at life after war. He writes with tremendous compassion not just about the soldiers but about their wives and children. Where do soldiers belong after their homecoming? Is it possible, or even reasonable, to expect them to rejoin their communities as if nothing has happened? And in moments of hardship, who are soldiers expected to turn to if they feel alienated by the world they once lived in? These are the questions he faces as he revisits the brave but shaken men of the 2-16. More than a work of journalism, the book is an act of understanding. Shocking but always riveting, unflinching but deeply humane, it takes us inside the heads of those who must live the rest of their lives with the chilling realities of war. -- Provided by publisher.