Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Book Cover
Book
Author Groberg, Florent, 1983- author.

Title 8 seconds of courage : a soldier's story, from immigrant to the Medal of Honor / Flo Groberg and Tom Sileo.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Groberg,F GRO    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Toy soldiers -- Shut up and listen -- Piss and shit -- The wild west -- Honaker-miracle -- Finish strong -- The last sprint -- Freak on a leash -- A leg up -- A greater honor -- Epilogue: the next mission.
Summary Describes the author's childhood relocation from France to the U.S., where as a naturalized citizen he joined the military and served multiple tours in Afghanistan before he was wounded while protecting his patrol from a suicide bomber.
Subject Groberg, Florent, 1983-
United States. Army -- Officers -- Biography.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Biography.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Campaigns -- Afghanistan -- Asadābād.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Casualties -- United States.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
French Americans -- Biography.
Medal of Honor -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Personal narratives.
Added Author Sileo, Tom, co-author.
Added Title Eight seconds of courage
ISBN 9781501165887
1501165887

 
    
Available items only