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War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (Playaway Adult Nonfiction)

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Synopsis:

As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Central America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. Drawing on his own experience and on the literature of combat from Homer to Michael Herr, Hedges shows how war seduces not just those on the front lines but entire societies, corrupting politics, destroying culture, and perverting basic human desires.

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ISBN:
9781615748594
Author:
Hedges, Chris
Publisher:
Findaway World
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Military-General History
Series:
Playaway Adult Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO PLAYER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.80x4.80x1.20 in. .35 lbs.
Media Run Time:
390

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"Synopsis" by , As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Central America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. Drawing on his own experience and on the literature of combat from Homer to Michael Herr, Hedges shows how war seduces not just those on the front lines but entire societies, corrupting politics, destroying culture, and perverting basic human desires.
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