Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 15, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of post-9/11 patriotism. When he was killed in Afghanistan two years later, a legend was born. But the real Pat Tillman was much more remarkable, and considerably more complicated than the public knew...

A stunning account of a remarkable young man's heroic life and death, from the bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven.


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Noted nonfiction author Krakauer turns his microscope and talents to the Pat Tillman story: acclaimed AZ State and AZ Cardinals football player who enlisted in the Iraqi War and was subsequently ... Read full review

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User Review  - Casey_Marie - LibraryThing

Yes, "Where Men Win Glory" has the typical flaws of any Krakauer novel, including bias and sensationalism. Corporal Pat Tillman was adamant upon enlisting in allowing the media and political machine ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Jon Krakauer is the author of Eiger Dreams, Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven and is the editor of the Modern Library Exploration series.


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