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What It Is Like to Go to War: Book summary and reviews of What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes
What It Is Like to Go to War Summary
"I wrote this book primarily to come to terms with my own experience of combat. So far - reading, writing, thinking - that has taken over thirty years."
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"Starred Review... Wrenchingly honest memoir on his time in Vietnam: what it means to go into the combat zone and kill and, most importantly, what it means to truly come home." - Publishers Weekly
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Karl Marlantes Author Biography
A graduate of Yale University and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Karl Marlantes served as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals for valor, two Purple Hearts, and ten air medals. This is his first novel. He lives in rural Washington State.
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