Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming
In this ambitious follow-up to Achilles in Vietnam, Dr. Jonathan Shay uses the Odyssey, the story of a soldier's homecoming, to illuminate the pitfalls that trap many veterans on the road back to civilian life.
Seamlessly combining important psychological work and brilliant literary interpretation with an impassioned plea to renovate American military institutions, Shay deepens our understanding of both the combat veteran's experience and one of the world's greatest classics.
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A fascinating examination of the PTSD that affected the efforts of Homer's Odysseus to return home from the 10-year-long Trojan War, seen through the eyes of veterans of modern American conflicts ... Read full review
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In a world where Abu Ghraib, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Guantanamo Bay are on the nightly news and where the U.S presidential race focused largely on the military records of the two candidates, Dr ... Read full review
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