Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

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Stackpole Books, Aug 25, 2008 - History - 352 pages
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Now available in paperback. Winner of the 2007 American Authors Association Golden Quill Award. Winner of the 2007 Military Writers Society of America Founder's Award.
 

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User Review  - knownever - LibraryThing

It took me a long time to finish this, as fluffily-written as it is, because it will make you feel like a lazy asshole. There's no reason to read this if you're not considering going into the military or doing research. Read full review

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There is probably a good book in the topic here, but this effort suffers from its amateurish, though earnest, writing. The women's stories, while probably compelling in real life, come off flat here ... Read full review

Contents

Schoolhouse Rocks 1
1
Shoot Down 27
27
Not Ready to Be an Angel 53
53
COLOR SECTION A
72
Krusty 81
81
The Little Bird that Could 115
115
Little Dee with a Big Gun 139
139
Who Wants to Be Average? 155
155
Live from Iraq 217
217
The Healers of the Guardians of Peace 253
253
Roll with It 283
283
Epilogue 309
309
Afterword 315
315
Acknowledgments 321
321
Index 323
323
Back Cover
329

Taking Command of the Herk 185
185
COLOR SECTION B
200

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Kirsten Holmstedt is a graduate of Drake University’s School of Journalism and the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s master of fine arts program. She has been writer-in-residence at the College of William and Mary and currently teaches writing at a community college. Her previous books are the highly acclaimed Band of Sisters and The Girls Come Marching Home. She has appeared on PBS, the BBC, and C-SPAN, among other TV and radio programs. As an expert on and advocate for female service members, she has testified before Congress and spoken to countless businesses and colleges around the country. She lives in Connecticut.

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