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One Bullet Away by tucsonmike on 19 February 2006 6:00am
 
I am posting this because Mr. P has Jarhead in his bibliography. I first saw this book reviewed in the Economist. The author, Nathaniel Fick, differs greatly from Jarhead author Anthony Swofford. Captain Fick went to Officer Candidate School in the Marines after graduating Dartmouth with a degree in Classics. His friends and family thought him mad. He went in because he felt a duty and served in both Afghanistan and Iraq.

Captain Fick is a thoughtful man, describing not just the experiences but the reasons behind them. If Mr. P sees this, maybe he can add to the bibliography.
 



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