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From Baghdad With Love, a Marine, the War and a Dog Named Lava (06 Edition)

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When Marines enter an abandoned house in Fallujah, Iraq, and hear a suspicious noise, they clench their weapons, edge around the corner, and prepare to open fire.

What they find during the U.S.–led attack on the “most dangerous city on Earth,” however, is not an insurgent bent on revenge but a tiny puppy left behind when most of the citys population fled before the bombing. Despite military law that forbids the keeping of pets, the Marines de-flea the pup with kerosene, de-worm him with chewing tobacco, and fill him up on Meals Ready to Eat.

Thus begins the dramatic rescue attempt of a dog named Lava—and Lavas rescue of at least one Marine, Lieutenant Colonel Jay Kopelman, from the emotional ravages of war.

From hardened Marines to wartime journalists to endangered Iraqi citizens, From Baghdad, With Love tells an unforgettable true story of an unlikely band of heroes who learn unexpected lessons about life, death, and war from a mangy little flea-

ridden refugee.

Synopsis:

A war memoir that will capture the hearts of its readers, just as one scruffy puppy sneaked his way into the hearts of hardened Marines just when they needed it most.

About the Author

Jay Kopelman is a former lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps. He lives in La Jolla, California with his wife and their two children, Cheddar the cat; and, last but not least, two dogs: Koda and, yes, Lava.
 
Melinda Roth, who lives in Chicago, is the author of The Man Who Talks to Dogs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781599211824
Author:
Kopelman, Jay
Publisher:
Lyons Press
With:
Roth, Melinda
Author:
Roth, Melinda
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Dogs - General
Subject:
Military - Iraq War (2003-)
Subject:
Iraq War, 2003
Subject:
Kopelman, Jay
Subject:
PETS / General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-page b/w photo insert
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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