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Author Bowden, Mark, 1951- author.

Title The three battles of Wanat : and other true stories / Mark Bowden.

Publication Info. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    958.1047 BOW    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 474 pages ; 24 cm
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Contents War. The three battles of Wanat ; The ploy ; The last ace ; The killing machines ; Jihadists in paradise --Profiles. Just Joe ; The inheritance ; The bright sun of Juche ; Defending the indefensible ; The angriest man in television ; The measured man --Sports. The silent treatment ; The hardest job in football ; The man who broke Atlantic City ; Attila's headset --Essays. The story behind the story ; The great guinea hen massacre ; Rebirth of the guineas ; Cry Wolfe ; Abraham Lincoln is an idiot ; Dumb kids' class ; Saddam on Saddam ; "Zero Dark Thirty" is not pro-torture.
Summary "In addition to three extraordinary pieces on war, this book includes Bowden's incisive sports writing, think pieces, and a selection of fascinating profiles--from a piece on the world's youngest and most baffling dictator, Kim Jong-un, to features on newspaper scion Arthur Sulzberger and The Wire creator, David Simon"--published in Atlantic Monthly.--Back jacket flap.
Subject United States. Army. Airborne Brigade, 173rd.
Wanat, Battle of, Afghanistan, 2008.
Genre/Form Essays.
ISBN 9780802124111 (hardcover)
0802124119 (hardcover)

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