Good Soldiers

David Finkel (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$29.40
Publisher
Perfection Learning
Publish Date
August 03, 2010
Pages
313
Dimensions
5.3 X 1.0 X 8.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Prebound
EAN/UPC
9781606867396

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About the Author

David Finkel is the author of The Good Soldiers, listed a best book of 2009 by the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Slate.com, and The Boston Globe, and winner of the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. He is a staff writer for The Washington Post, and is also the leader of the Post's national reporting team. He won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2006 for a series of stories about U.S.-funded democracy efforts in Yemen, and the MacArthur Genius Grant in 2012. Finkel lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife and two daughters.

Reviews

“Finkel has made art out of a defining moment in history. You will be able to take this book down from the shelf years from now and say: 'This is what happened. This is what it felt like.'” —Doug Stanton, "The New York Times Book Review"

“Let me be direct. "The Good Soldiers" by David Finkel is the most honest, most painful, and most brilliantly rendered account of modern war I’ve ever read. I got no exercise at all the day I gulped down its 284 riveting pages.” —Daniel Okrent, "Fortune
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“Over and over, I cried. I endured nightmares. I have read hundreds of books about war and almost two dozen books about the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Most of them affected me. But none has affected me as deeply as "The Good Soldiers".” —Steve Weinberg, "The Kansas City Star"“Heart-stopping . . . captures the surreal horror of war.” —Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times"
“A whole generation of
"Finkel has made art out of a defining moment in history. You will be able to take this book down from the shelf years from now and say: 'This is what happened. This is what it felt like.'" --Doug Stanton, "The New York Times Book Review"

"Let me be direct. "The Good Soldiers" by David Finkel is the most honest, most painful, and most brilliantly rendered account of modern war I've ever read. I got no exercise at all the day I gulped down its 284 riveting pages." --Daniel Okrent, "Fortune
"
"Over and over, I cried. I endured nightmares. I have read hundreds of books about war and almost two dozen books about the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Most of them affected me. But none has affected me as deeply as "The Good Soldiers"." --Steve Weinberg, "The Kansas City Star""Heart-stopping . . . captures the surreal horror of war." --Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times"
"A whole generation of these men will (God willing) be coming home, and The Good Soldiers is as good a