Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

anyone read this book? [related to veteran's day]

WHAT WAS ASKED OF US: AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE IRAQ WAR BY THE SOLDIERS WHO FOUGHT IT, by Trish Wood; introduction by Bobby Muller (Little, Brown, 2006)

everyday i get an email 'day by day' calender for books and this was todays. here is what the email said:

Canadian journalist Trish Wood interviewed 29 veterans of the Iraq War. Their stories are straight-from-the-gut accounts of what happens to ordinary people when they come up against improvised explosive devices and when their friends die in their arms. They talk about the practical details of what to do with bodies that have been blown to pieces. They tell us about their perceptions of the Iraqis. They speak of things that inspired them and of what broke their hearts. Wood’s interviews give us a close-in, on-the-ground view of the war such as we seldom see.


it sounds interesting, just curious if anyone has read it.

Answer Question
 
AgentBrez

Asked by AgentBrez at 5:29 PM on Nov. 11, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

Level 9 (329 Credits)
Answers (2)
  • No I hadn't heard of it but it sounds like an interesting insight to what they experienced.
    SophiaofLight

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 4:41 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • It does sound good. I may get it.
    chris219

    Answer by chris219 at 9:55 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN