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Based on Captain Matt Gallagher's controversial and popular blog, which the U.S. Army shut down in June 2008, Kaboom is a sardonic, unnerving, one-of-a-kind Iraq war memoir. "At turns hilarious, maddening and terrifying," providing "raw and insightful snapshots of conflict" (Washington Post), Kaboom resonates with stoical detachment from and timeless insight into a war that we are still trying to understand.

Synopsis:

"[A]moving commentary on the power of war to transform."--Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Matt Gallagher joined the Army in 2005 and left in 2009 following a fifteen-month tour in Iraq. Originally from Reno, Nevada, he now lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306819674
Author:
Gallagher, Matt
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Military - Iraq War (2003-)
Subject:
Biography-Military
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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