It's Raining Books Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 17, 2014

Merritt Tierce: IMG Has My Husband Read It?



My first novel, Love Me Back, was published on September 16. Writing the book took seven years, and along the way three chapters were published in... Continue »
  1. $16.77 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Love Me Back

    Merritt Tierce 9780385538077

spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

The Good Soldiers

The Good Soldiers Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

It was the last-chance moment of the war. In January 2007, President George W. Bush announced a new strategy for Iraq. It became known as ?the surge.? ?Many listening tonight will ask why this effort will succeed when previous operations to secure Baghdad did not. Well, here are the differences, ? he told a skeptical nation. Among those listening were the young, optimistic army infantry soldiers of the 2-16, the battalion nicknamed the Rangers. About to head to a vicious area of Baghdad, they decided the difference would be them. Fifteen months later, the soldiers returned home ? forever changed. What is the true story of the surge? And was it really a success? Those are the questions that the Pulitzer Prize?winning Washington Post reporter David Finkel grapples with in his remarkable report from the front lines. He was with Battalion 2-16 in Baghdad almost every grueling step of the way. Combining the action of Mark Bowden's Black Hawk Down with the literary brio of Tim O?Brien's The Things They Carried, The Good Soldiers is an unforgettable work of reportage. And in telling the story of these good soldiers, the heroes and the ruined, Finkel has also produced an eternal tale ? not just of the Iraq War, but of all wars, for all time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441851468
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Read by:
Boyett, Mark
Read:
Boyett, Mark
Author:
Finkel, David
Subject:
Military - Iraq War (2003-)
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
World History-Iraq War (2003-?)
Edition Description:
Library
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.52x6.44x.58 in. .17 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » Iraq War (2003-)
History and Social Science » Military » US Military » General

The Good Soldiers
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details pages Brilliance Audio - English 9781441851468 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.