Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am
A soldier returns home from Iraq forever changed in this poignant and pivotal novel from award-winning authors–one a veteran.
Ben lives a charmed life—effortlessly landing the lead in the high school musical, dating the prettiest girl in school. When he decides to enlist in the army, no one thinks he’ll be in real danger. But his decision has devastating consequences: His convoy gets caught in an explosion, and Ben ends up in a coma for two months. When he wakes up, he doesn’t know where he is—or remember anything about his old life. His family and friends mourn what they see as a loss, but Ben perseveres. And as he triumphs, readers will relate to this timely novel that pairs the action and adventure of the best war stories with the emotional elements of struggle and transformation.
As an underage soldier in WWII, Henry Mazer has firsthand experience of what it means to be a young man in the military.
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In Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am, Ben Bright makes a decision that not many people can understand: to volunteer to be a solider. When all of his friends are going to college, Ben has known that ... Read full review
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A realistic, heartbreaking story about a young man enlists in the army right out of high school, is sent to combat in Iraq, and suffers a traumatic brain injury. Read full review