The Resource Brave deeds : a novel, David Abrams

Brave deeds : a novel, David Abrams

Label
Brave deeds : a novel
Title
Brave deeds : a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Abrams
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From Fobbit author David Abrams, Brave Deeds is a powerful novel of war, brotherhood, and America. Spanning eight hours, the novel follows a squad of six AWOL soldiers as they attempt to cross war-torn Baghdad on foot to attend the funeral of their leader, Staff Sergeant Rafe Morgan. In an inhospitable landscape, these men recall the most ancient of warriors while portraying a cross section of twenty-first century America--sometimes strong, sometimes weak, but subject to the same human flaws as all of us. Drew is reliable in the field, but unfaithful at home. Cheever, overweight and whining, is a friend to no one--least of all, himself. Specialist Olijandro, or O, is distracted by dangerous romantic thoughts of his ex-wife. Fish's propensity for violence is what drew him to the military and could be a catalyst for the day's events. Park is the quiet one, but his quick thinking may make him the day's hero. And platoon commander Dmitri "Arrow" Arogapoulos, is stalwart, yet troubled with questions about his own identity and sexuality. As the six march across Baghdad, their complicated histories, hopes, and fears are told in a chorus of voices that merge into a powerful portrait of the modern war zone and the deepest concerns of us all, military and civilian alike. Moving, thoughtful, funny, and smart, Brave Deeds is a gripping story of combat and of brotherhood, and an important addition to the oeuvre of contemporary war fiction"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
FLQ
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.B7346
LC item number
B73 2017
Literary form
fiction
Brave deeds : a novel, David Abrams
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Brave deeds : a novel, David Abrams
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995875192
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
First American paperback edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780802126863
Lccn
2016057461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)995875192

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