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Jarhead Movie Tie in Mass Market Paperback – 20 Jan 2006

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 367 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition (20 Jan. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 141651340X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416513407
  • Product Dimensions: 18.7 x 11.9 x 2.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,567,694 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Chris OffuttAuthor of "No Heroes: A Memoir of Coming Home""Jarhead" tells us why boys go to war and how they return as men, told by someone who truly knows the perils of battle -- a decorated veteran of the Gulf War. Anthony Swofford's courageous and lyric prose is matched by a searing personal honesty that will break your heart with its compassion. He reveals the inner life of a marine from boot camp to bombardment, to victory and peace. Like all great memoirs of war, humanity is at stake instead of politics. Anthony Swofford entered his adult life as a warrior, but has emerged as an artist of the highest order. This book is a great achievement. Everyone should read it. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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