The Resource Thank you for your service, David Finkel

Thank you for your service, David Finkel

Label
Thank you for your service
Title
Thank you for your service
Statement of responsibility
David Finkel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In "Thank You for Your Service", award-winning journalist David Finkel follows the men of the 2-16 Infantry Battalion as they return home from the front-lines of Baghdad and struggle to reintegrate -- both into thier familhy lives and into American society at large. He is with them in their most intimate, painful, and hopeful moments as they try to recover, and in doing so, he creates an indelible, essential portrait of what life after war is like -- not just for these soldiers, but for their wives, widows, children, and friends, and for the professionals who are truly trying, and to a great degree failing, to undo the damage that has been done. Thank You for Your Service is an act of understanding, and it offers a more complete picture than we have ever had of two essential questions : When we ask young men and women to go to war, what are we asking of them? And when they return, what are we thanking them for?
Summary
An award-winning staff writer for The Washington Post discusses the hardships faced by soldiers who have come home from service by following the men of the 2-16 Infantry Battalion originally depicted in his book The Good Soldiers
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10218864
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finkel, David
Dewey number
362.860973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Veterans
Target audience
adult
Label
Thank you for your service, David Finkel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Movie tie-in edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781250121462
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Thank you for your service, David Finkel
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Movie tie-in edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781250121462
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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