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Author Hnida, Dave.

Title Paradise General : riding the surge at a combat hospital in Iraq / Dave Hnida.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    956.7044 HNI    Available
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description viii, 288 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents I'm not a soldier, but I played one in Iraq -- Which end do the bullets come out? -- Camp Boring -- Paradise General Hospital -- First day of school -- Hot tamale -- The tug of war -- "A picture is worth a thousand tears" -- Dear kids -- Rebels with a cause -- Anatomy of a trauma -- Sick call Sunday -- Murmuring in a combat hospital, or, Dante's infirmary -- Death of an American soldier -- Family ties -- Suicide isn't painless -- Blursday -- The guns of August -- The wounded wore aftershave -- Tale of two brothers -- You shoot 'em, you own 'em -- Dog kennels -- Last tango in Tikrit -- Hero's welcome.
Subject Hnida, Dave.
Iraq War, 2003- -- Medical care.
Iraq War, 2003- -- Hospitals.
Surgeons -- United States -- Biography.
Iraq War, 2003-2011- -- Personal narratives, American.
Military hospitals -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century.
Medicine, Military -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century.
Counterinsurgency -- Iraq -- History -- 21st century.
Iraq War, 2003- -- Participation, American.
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