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What it is like to go to war

Marlantes, Karl (Author).


In his memoir, Marlantes relates his combat experiences in Vietnam and discusses the daily contradictions warriors face in the grind of war, where each battle requires them to take life or spare life. He also underscores the need for returning veterans to be counseled properly.

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  • ISBN: 9780802119926
  • ISBN: 0802119921
  • Physical Description: xii, 256 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press : c2011.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Temple of Mars -- Killing -- Guilt -- Numbness and violence -- The enemy within -- Lying -- Loyalty -- Heroism -- Home -- The club -- Relating to Mars.
Subject: n-us--- a-vt---
Marlantes, Karl
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Personal narratives, American
Veterans Mental health

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Homer Public Library 959.704 MAR (Text) 000094313 Nonfiction Available -

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