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In his New York Times bestselling chronicle of military life, Anthony Swofford weaves his experiences in war with vivid accounts of boot camp, reflections on the. When the U.S. Marines—or “jarheads”—were sent to Saudi Arabia in for the Gulf War, Anthony Swofford was there. He lived in sand for six months; he was. Anthony Swofford (n. 12 de agosto de (48 años) es un escritor y exmarine de EE. UU. conocido por ser el autor del libro Jarhead, publicado en , que.

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The story may not as sound as intriguing as other Gulf War memoirs like “Bravo Two Zero” or “Tornado Down” but I would say its just as engaging as those books.

Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. I want to hear libo a guy who experienced the Gulf War and I want to hear all about it; to me, he had the guts to write it Valid, as he didn’t revisit his story for many years. Not for the faint of heart.

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The story may not as sound as intriguing as other Gulf War memoirs like “Bravo Two Zero” or “Tornado Down” but I would say its just as engaging as those books. However, in making the decision to write a book at that time, what Swofford did not have at his disposal were his [missing] 8 years of memories. It’s not great writing, but it tells a story – be it not the full story of Swofford I’d hoped it would.

My complaint here is not that the story-telling is uneven but that I read the book because I wanted to read a memoir – one man’s experience.

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He didn’t first feel and re-examine, think about lobro conclude, then tell his story. I was not surprised that and year-olds behave like and year-olds. The fact that so many senior enlisted marines and officers hate it should be enough of an indicator that it’s worth it. I am army ms not a marine and still loved iarhead book. It’s the things omitted that this book lacks.

It’s way more honest than the majority of others and puts the author in a vulnerable and unflattering place at times.

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Swofford is now an adult, a writer, a teacher, yet the vocabulary of the narration switches erratically between adult i. Gana dinero con nosotros.

Took me back to my time in the sandbox. Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: I sw the movie and it’s nothing like the book the movie should have been more like the book. Swofford wrote, quite honestly, about personal things.

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I did not find this to be the horrific or gruesome story others did. Writing the book, itself, may have been cathartic and eye-opening for the author and, as much as I did learn, he just didn’t write enough substance. Menu di navigazione Strumenti personali Accesso non effettuato discussioni contributi registrati entra. At that point he revisits his experience emotionally libeo, in preparing to write the book, researches facts.

Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. Nevertheless, Jarhead is an excellent read.

So, he is not 18 yet he also does not quite have the distance to tell the story he set out to tell – his perspective today. As engagement with the Iraqis drew near, he was forced to consider what it means to be an American, a soldier, a son of a soldier, and a man.

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Sometimes Swofford tells us his emotions and sometimes he doesn’t. Starts off immediately in the beginning deployment in the Gulf War, then jumps back to the author’s enlistment, then jumps back to the Gulf War, then jumps ahead to after the war ended, then jumps back to the Gulf War, jarheav jumps back to before the author’s enlistment, then back to the Gulf War, etc.

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Psychologically valid, but missing in important detail for the reader, details not yet uncovered, perhaps, by Swofford himself. Todos los derechos reservados. Detalles del producto Tapa blanda Editor: Unique in the sense ligro this is not your typical “we faced combat and had to do things we’ll never forget” This book deals more on the emotional aspect of NOT facing combat and trying to figure out what to do with yourself in enemy territory while dealing with all emotions going on around in your jxrhead.

The result, therefore, is not a grown man writing about 10 years ago, but a man still in the throes of a similar confusion or way of thinking as he was during the war. My complaint here is not that the story-telling is uneven but that I read the book because I wanted to read a memoir – one man’s experience. But, I don’t think the author himself has fully uncovered them, as they’d jarhfad buried many years before he tackled this very tough thing. These omissions of self-examination were too blatant throughout the book, a book of self-examination.

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