I Am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Nov 11, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Rick Bragg lends his remarkable narrative skills to the story of the most famous POW this country has known.

In I Am a Soldier, Too, Bragg letís Jessica Lynch tell the story of her capture in the Iraq War in her own words--not the sensationalized ones of the media's initial reports. Here we see how a humble rural upbringing leads to a stint in the military, one of the most exciting job options for a young person in Palestine, West Virginia. We see the real story behind the ambush in the Iraqi Desert that led to Lynch's capture. And we gain new perspective on her rescue from an Iraqi hospital where she had been receiving care. Here Lynchís true heroism and above all, modesty, is allowed to emerge, as we're shown how she managed her physical recovery from her debilitating wounds and contended with the misinformation--both deliberate and unintended--surrounding her highly publicized rescue. In the end, what we see is a uniquely American story of courage and true heroism.


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Review: I am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story

User Review  - David Ward - Goodreads

I Am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story by Rick Bragg (Alfred A. Knopf 2003)(Biography) is the story of a petite blond female captured as a POW in Iraq who was injured while riding in an armored ... Read full review

Review: I am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story

User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

What a courageous young woman. There are no words to describe her ordeal and the hell her family went through not knowing where she was or what happened to her while she was missing. I thank God for His mercy and that He brought her home. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Rick Bragg is the bestselling author of All Over but the Shoutiní, Somebody Told Me, Avaís Man, and I Am a Soldier Too: The Jessica Lynch Story. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing in 1996. He lives in Alabama.


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