Final Salute

A Story of Unfinished Lives
Product Number: EB00385449
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440631603
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Description

They are the troops that nobody wants to see, carrying a message that no military family ever wants to hear. Since the start of the war in Iraq, Marines like Major Steve Beck found themselves charged with a mission they never asked for and one for which there can be no training: casualty notification. In Final Salute, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jim Sheeler weaves together the stories of the fallen, the broken homes they have left behind, and one man's effort to help heal the wounds of those left grieving. But it is not a book about war, politics, or liberal vs. conservative. Achingly beautiful and honest, it is a book that every American-every human-can embrace.

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Author(s): Jim Sheeler
Original Publish Date: May 01, 2008

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Author(s): Jim Sheeler
Narrator(s): Mark Deakins
Genre: History
Product Number Z100024692
Released: May 20, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781415954713

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