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Author Greitens, Eric, 1974-

Title The heart and the fist : the education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL / Eric R. Greitens.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 GREITENS,E    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    92 GREITENS,E    Available
Description 309 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Preface -- Iraq -- China -- Boxing -- Bosnia -- Rwanda -- Bolivia -- Oxford -- Officer candidate school -- Seal training -- Hell week -- Advanced combat training -- Afghanistan -- Southeast Asia -- Kenya -- Iraq -- The mission continues.
Summary The author describes how, after working as a humanitarian around the world, he realized that he could do nothing to stop violence or prevent people from becoming refugees and soon joined the elite Navy SEALs, where he drew on his humanitarian training as he battled injustice.
Subject Greitens, Eric, 1974-
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Biography.
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Training of.
United States. Navy. SEALs -- Biography.
Humanitarian assistance, American.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Civic action.
ISBN 9780547424859

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