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The Resource Brave deeds, David Abrams

Brave deeds, David Abrams

Label
Brave deeds
Title
Brave deeds
Statement of responsibility
David Abrams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spanning eight hours, the novel follows a squad of six AWOL soldiers as they attempt to cross war-torn Baghdad on foot to attend the funeral of their leader, Staff Sergeant Rafe Morgan. In an inhospitable landscape, these men recall the most ancient of warriors while portraying a cross section of twenty-first century America--sometimes strong, sometimes weak, but subject to the same human flaws as all of us. Drew is reliable in the field, but unfaithful at home. Cheever, overweight and whining, is a friend to no one--least of all, himself. Specialist Olijandro, or O, is distracted by dangerous romantic thoughts of his ex-wife. Fish's propensity for violenceis what drew him to the military and could be a catalyst for the day's events. Park is the quiet one, but his quick thinking may make him the day's hero. And platoon commander Dmitri "Arrow" Arogapoulos, is stalwart, yet troubled with questions about his own identity and sexuality. As the six march across Baghdad, their complicated histories, hopes, and fears are told in a chorus of voices that merge into a powerful portrait of the modern war zone and the deepest concerns of us all, military and civilian alike
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
Brave deeds, David Abrams
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Publication
Note
Expected publication: August 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm86975886
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780802126863
Lccn
2016057461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Brave deeds, David Abrams
Publication
Note
Expected publication: August 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm86975886
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780802126863
Lccn
2016057461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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