Warrior King: The Triumph and Betrayal of an American Commander in Iraq

Nathan Sassaman (Author) Joe Layden (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$23.99  $22.07
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date
May 26, 2009
Pages
307
Dimensions
5.96 X 0.87 X 8.98 inches | 0.86 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312563967
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About the Author

NATHAN SASSAMAN graduated from West Point in 1985. He was captain and quarterback of the Army football team, rushed for more than a thousand yards in a single season (1984), and lead the Cadets to their first postseason bowl victory, in a game against Michigan State. In August 2003, when his patrol came under attack, Sassaman braved machine-gun and RPG fire to drag one of his wounded soldiers from his vehicle. Then he chased down the insurgents, killing or capturing all of them, earning himself a Bronze Star for valor. He commanded the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment in Iraq from 2003 to 2004. He lives in Colorado.

JOE LAYDEN is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist whose work has been honored by the New York Newspaper Publishers Association and the national Associated Press Sports Editors. He lives in upstate New York.

Reviews

"A valuable insider's look at the many-layered ramifications of the American-Iraqi tragedy of errors." --Kirkus Reviews