Jarhead

A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles
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Author(s): Anthony Swofford
Original Publish Date: Nov 11, 2005
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.08 hours)
Product Number: Z100134142
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780743548885
Narrator/s: Anthony Swofford
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Description

In his New York Times bestselling chronicle of military life, Anthony Swofford weaves his experiences in war with vivid accounts of boot camp, reflections on the mythos of the marines, and remembrances of battles with lovers and family. When the U.S. Marines -- or "jarheads" -- were sent to Saudi Arabia in 1990 for the first Gulf War, Anthony Swofford was there. He lived in sand for six months; he was punished by boredom and fear; he considered suicide, pulled a gun on a fellow marine, and was targeted by both enemy and friendly fire. As engagement with the Iraqis drew near, he was forced to consider what it means to be an American, a soldier, a son of a soldier, and a man.

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eAudio
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Author(s): Anthony Swofford
Narrator(s): Anthony Swofford
Product Number Z3228
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449885533
eBook
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Author(s): Anthony Swofford
Product Number EB00570943
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9780743254281
Text
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Anthony Swofford
Product Number 44579
Released: Jun 26, 2003
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419388293

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