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What It is Like to Go to War - Community Reviews back

by Karl Marlantes
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The Tipsybibliophile
The Tipsybibliophile rated it 8 years ago
This book gave me an entirely different perspective about war and what the men and women who fight them really experience.I have deep respect and empathy for the young men and women from all over the world who make incredible sacrifices sometimes sacrificing their own lives to fight wars, our wars.K...
JulieM
JulieM rated it 10 years ago
Definitely one of my favorite books of 2011. With brutal honesty, Marlantes describes his combat experience in Vietnam. The book is a combination of riveting stories from his years as an officer and a well thought out analysis of society and the role that war has played in our past and present. I...
miscellaneous debris
miscellaneous debris rated it 10 years ago
This is no slapdash follow-up to a bestseller; it is a thoughtful, nuanced treatise written by an eloquent, passionate author well versed in his topic. This is not a partisan political book (I honestly have no idea what party Marlantes might align himself with, if any), but a call to action for all...
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