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The Good Soldiers. David Finkel

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Description for The Good Soldiers. David Finkel Paperback. A magnificent account of one American platoon's tour of duty in Baghdad. It is simply one of the most powerful, nerve-shredding pieces of war writing ever. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; 1KBB; 3JMC; HBJF1; HBLX; HBWS5; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 290.
In January 2007, the young and optimistic soldiers of the 2-16, the American infantry battalion known as the Rangers, were sent to Iraq as part of the surge. Their job would be to patrol one of the most dangerous areas of Baghdad. For fifteen months, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Finkel was with them, following them almost every grueling step of the way. The resulting account of that time, The Good Soldiers, is a searing, shattering portrait of the face of modern war. In telling the story of these soldiers, both the heroes and the ruined, David Finkel ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Atlantic
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781848873278
SKU
V9781848873278
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About David Finkel
David Finkel is a staff writer for the Washington Post and also the leader of the Post's National enterprise reporting team. He has reported from Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, and throughout the United States, and was part of the Post's war coverage in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo. He won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2006 for a ... Read more

Reviews for The Good Soldiers. David Finkel
'A ferociously reported, darkly humorous and spellbinding book - You will be able to take this book down from the shelf years from now and say: This is what happened. This is what it felt like.' Doug Stanton, New York Times

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