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Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was 17. Two years later, he was deployed to Iraq as an Army engineer. In this extraordinary and harrowing memoir, readers march along one GI's tour of duty. It will change the way you feel about what it means to be an American.
©2009 Ryan Smithson (P)2009 HarperCollins Publishers

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Great book.

I didn't even know there were two sides to this war before I read this book.

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A learning experience

This book was given to me during summer and I understand war in a new way