A Man Under Authority
An intriguing journey toward that ambiguous place where courage and fear, heroism and cowardice, and ambition and disillusion meet, a ragged line that grants no easy separations. Mitchell writes with grace and authority about a man who, thinking himself finished with his own history, is forced to discover that his life still matters in his nation's long, unforgiving memory.
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A MAN UNDER AUTHORITYUser Review - Kirkus
This capably understated portrayal of a veteran soldier's singular postwar adventure is the first novel from a respected military historian (The Vacant Chair, 1993, etc.). The protagonist, identified ... Read full review