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Spoils : a novel

Author: Brian Van Reet
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
It is April 2003. American forces have taken Baghdad and are now charged with winning hearts and minds. But this vital tipping point is barely recognized for what it is, as a series of miscalculations and blunders fuels an already smoldering insurgency intent of making Iraq the next graveyard of empires. This novel explores the lives on both sides of the battle lines: Cassandra Wigheard, a nineteen-year-old gunner  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War stories
Historical fiction
War fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Van Reet
ISBN: 9780316316163 0316316164 9781910702970 1910702978 9780316316170 0316316172
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 981123425
Notes: "A Lee Boudreaux book."
Description: 292 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Brian Van Reet.


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"A brilliantly written account of kidnap and conquest in the early years of the Iraq war." -- Justine Jordan * Guardian, Books of the Year * "Clear, authentic and beautifully written, Spoils is a Read more...

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