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The Deserter's Tale: The Story of an Ordinary Soldier Who Walked Away from the War in Iraq

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In the first memoir from a young soldier who deserted from the war in Iraq, Joshua Key offers a vivid and damning indictment of what we are doing there. Key, a young husband and father from a conservative background, enlisted in 2002 to lift his family out of poverty. A year later, he found himself participating in a war that was not the...

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The memoir of an Oklahoma-born soldier who enlisted to help his family and was deployed to Iraq describes the horrific conditions to which Iraqi civilians were subjected, his forced participation in raids on accused terrorists he believes were innocent, and his decision to seek asylum in Canada. Reprint.

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Destined to become part of the literature of the Iraq war . . . A substantial contribution to history. Los Angeles Times

Now in paperback, The Deserter's Tale is the first memoir from a soldier who deserted from the war in Iraq, and a vivid and damning indictment of the American military campaign. In spring...

Table of Contents

Childhood — Recruitment and training — Early days in Iraq — Return to Ramadi — The girl at the hospital — al-Habbaniyah — al-Qa'im — AWOL.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555846633
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
HIS027170
Author:
Hill, Lawrence
Author:
Key, Joshua
Author:
Joshua Key
Author:
Lawrence Hill
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Military - Iraq War (2003-)
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Biography-Military
Subject:
Military-Gulf Wars
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Military
Subject:
History : Military - Iraq War (2003-)
Publication Date:
January 2008
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
256

Related Subjects

Biography » General
Biography » Military
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Iraq War (2003-)
History and Social Science » World History » Middle East

The Deserter's Tale: The Story of an Ordinary Soldier Who Walked Away from the War in Iraq
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Product details 256 pages Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated - English 9781555846633 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The memoir of an Oklahoma-born soldier who enlisted to help his family and was deployed to Iraq describes the horrific conditions to which Iraqi civilians were subjected, his forced participation in raids on accused terrorists he believes were innocent, and his decision to seek asylum in Canada. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , Destined to become part of the literature of the Iraq war . . . A substantial contribution to history. Los Angeles Times

Now in paperback, The Deserter's Tale is the first memoir from a soldier who deserted from the war in Iraq, and a vivid and damning indictment of the American military campaign. In spring...

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