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Shane Comes Home

Shane Comes Home( )
Author: Buck, Rinker
ISBN:978-0-06-187367-6
Publication Date:Oct 2009
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperCollins e-books
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

On March 21, 2003, while leading a rifle platoon into combat, Marine Lieutenant Shane Childers became the first combat fatality of the Iraq War. In this gripping, beautifully written personal history, award-winning writer Rinker Buck chronicles Shane's death and his life, exploring its meaning for his family, his fellow soldiers, and the country itself. It is the story of an intelligent, gifted soldier who embodied the soul of today's all-volunteer warrior class; of the town of...
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Buck, Rinker (Author)
Rinker Buck (b. 1950) is an award-winning American journalist and author. He was born and raised in Morristown, NJ. He graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick Maine, and began his journalism career as a reporter for the Berkshire Eagle, in 1973. He has since written for several national publications, including: New York, Life, Adweek and the Hartford Courant.

Buck has written numerous non-fiction books, including: The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, Shane Comes Home, First Job: A Memoir of Growing up at Work, If We Had Wings: The Enduring Dream of Flight, and Flights of Passage.

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