It Happened on the Way to War: A Marine's Path to Peace (Paperback)

A Marine's Path to Peace

By Rye Barcott

Bloomsbury UK, 9781408824313

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

April 2011 Indie Next List

“Rye Barcott's unstoppable drive to do good in the world leads him to concurrent forms of public service. To serve the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, he co-founds the organization Carolina for Kibera (CFK). To serve his country, he joins the Marines and trains to be a Human Intelligence Officer. Drawing on his experiences and the people around him, Rye applies what he learns in Kibera to the challenges of the Marines, and vice versa. This book will restore your faith in humanity, and remind you how much impact one person can have.”
— Andrea Avantaggio, Maria's Bookshop, Durango, CO
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“Rye Barcott's unstoppable drive to do good in the world leads him to concurrent forms of public service. To serve the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, he co-founds the organization Carolina for Kibera (CFK). To serve his country, he joins the Marines and trains to be a Human Intelligence Officer. Drawing on his experiences and the people around him, Rye applies what he learns in Kibera to the challenges of the Marines, and vice versa. This book will restore your faith in humanity, and remind you how much impact one person can have.”
— Andrea Avantaggio, Maria's Bookshop, Durango, CO
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