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In the tradition of Michael Herr's "Dispatches," a National Guardsman's account of the war in Iraq.
John Crawford joined the Florida National Guard to pay for his college tuition, willingly exchanging one weekend a month and two weeks a year for a free education. But in Autumn 2002, one semester short of graduating and newly married--in fact, on his honeymoon--he was called to active duty and sent to the front lines in Iraq.
Crawford and his unit spent months upon months patrolling the streets of Baghdad, occupying a hostile city. During the breaks between patrols, Crawford began recording what he and his fellow soldiers witnessed and experienced. Those stories became "The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell"--a haunting and powerful, compellingly honest book that imparts the on-the-ground reality of waging the war in Iraq, and marks as the introduction of a mighty literary voice forged in the most intense of circumstances.
Title: The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq
Categories: Biography SC,
Publisher: Riverhead Trade: April 2006
ISBN Number: 1594482012
ISBN Number 13: 9781594482014
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Used - Good
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Seller ID: 434268
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