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What It Is Like to Go to War

Karl Marlantes

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/29/2011)
Digital Audiobook (12/31/2011)
Hardcover (8/30/2011)
Paperback (9/11/2012)
Audio Cassette (8/1/2011)
Hardcover (1/1/2012)
MP3 CD (8/30/2011)
Compact Disc (8/30/2011)
Compact Disc (8/30/2011)

October 2011 Indie Next List

“This is a courageous, noble, and intelligent grapple with myth, history, and spirituality that beautifully elevates the conversation on the role of the military in today's world. Marlantes volunteers his knowledge and experience (and really, his soul) to the cause of crafting the model of a just and ethical warrior in the 21st century. The long-overdue reckoning that Marlantes' novel Matterhorn deftly demanded of America is enhanced and extended with this new work. It is an emotional, honest, and affecting primer for all Americans on war and the national psyche. We ignore this book at our own peril.”
— Ed Conklin, Chaucer's Books, Santa Barbara, CA
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Fall '12 Reading Group List

“This is a courageous, noble, and intelligent grapple with myth, history, and spirituality that beautifully elevates the conversation on the role of the military in today's world. Marlantes volunteers his knowledge and experience (and really, his soul) to the cause of crafting the model of a just and ethical warrior in the 21st century. The long-overdue reckoning that Marlantes' novel Matterhorn deftly demanded of America is enhanced and extended with this new work. It is an emotional, honest, and affecting primer for all Americans on war and the national psyche. We ignore this book at our own peril.”
— Ed Conklin, Chaucer's Books, Santa Barbara, CA
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Atlantic Books (UK), 9780857893789

Publication Date: January 1, 2012