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the deserter’s tale: the story of an ordinary soldier who walked away from the war in iraq by joshua key and lawrence hill

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  • The Deserter's Tale

    The Story of an Ordinary Soldier Who Walked Away from the War in Iraq

    by Joshua Key ...
    “Apocalypse Now insanity . . . if this is what one soldier saw in seven months, imagine the sum total of the inhumanity being perpetuated in Iraq” (Toronto Star).The first memoir from a soldier who deserted from the war in Iraq, and a vivid and damning indictment of the American military campaign, The Deserter’s Tale is “destined to become part of the literature of the Iraq war . . . a substantial ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Daughter Who Walked Away

    by Kimia Eslah ...
    Estranged from her abusive parents as a teenager, Taraneh Pourani overcame poverty, isolation and self-hatred to build a happy home with her loving husband and children. Triggered by her young sons’ annual visit with their grandparents, Taraneh becomes psychologically distressed. She begins to doubt her memories and question her decision to remain distanced from her aging parents.A journey into ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Postmortem

    The Doctor Who Walked Away

    by Maria Phalime ...
    "This is my story and the stories of other doctors who chose to walk away. Ours is a private anguish filled with the niggling suspicion that we should have been stronger, more committed, more able to handle the daily realities of practising medicine in South Africa." As a young medical student from Soweto, Maria Phalime had high expectations for life as a doctor. Then she started to practise and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Man Who Walked Away

    A Novel

    by Maud Casey ...
    In a trance-like state, Albert walks-from Bordeaux to Poitiers, from Chaumont to Macon, and farther afield to Turkey, Austria, Russia-all over Europe. When he walks, he is called a vagrant, a mad man. He is chased out of towns and villages, ridiculed and imprisoned. When the reverie of his walking ends, he's left wondering where he is, with no memory of how he got there. His past exists only in ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Man Who Walked Away

    by Maud Casey ...
    Narrated by George Guidall ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 18 min

    Publisher Marketing: In a trance-like state, Albert walks--from Bordeaux to Poitiers, from Chaumont to Macon, and farther afield to Turkey, Austria, Russia--all over Europe. When he walks, he is called a vagrant, a mad man. He is chased out of towns and villages, ridiculed and imprisoned. When the reverie of his walking ends, he's left wondering where he is, with no memory of how he got there. His ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Eat the Apple

    the memoirs of an ordinary soldier in the Iraq War

    by Matt Young ...
    "The Iliad of the Iraq war" (Tim Weiner)--a gut-wrenching, beautiful memoir of the consequences of war on the psyche of a young man.Eat the Apple is a daring, twisted, and darkly hilarious story of American youth and masculinity in an age of continuous war. Matt Young joined the Marine Corps at age eighteen after a drunken night culminating in wrapping his car around a fire hydrant. The teenage ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Walaahi: A Firsthand Account of Living Through the Egyptian Uprising and Why I Walked Away From Islaam

    The Trilogy of Life Itself, #2

    by Dawn Bates ...
    Book 2 - The Trilogy of Life Itself
    As the world watched the events of the Egyptian Uprising unfold on their TV screens, Dawn Bates and her family lived through it. This is her account of what it was like living and working in Egypt during this incredible historic moment.For the first time in history the Egyptians rose up together to overthrow their President, Hosni Mubarak. The world watched as those living in Egypt experienced a ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Life Inside the Bubble

    Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All

    by Dan Bongino ...
    Why would a successful, twelve-year Secret Service agent resign his position in the prime of his career to run for political office against all the odds? How does the Washington DC “Bubble”—a haze of lobbyists, cronyists, staff, acolytes, consultants, and bureaucrats—surrounding the President distort his view of the world?Take the journey with Dan Bongino from the tough streets of New York City ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Man Who Walked Through Time

    The Story of the First Trip Afoot Through the Grand Canyon

    Narrated by Matthew Josdal ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 16 min

    In 1963 Colin Fletcher became the first man to walk the length of Grand canyon, below the Rim. It began with a dream, when he and a friend detoured from a cross-country trip to take a hurried look at the great natural wonder. Standing on the Rim, surrounded by the profound and almost mystical silence, Fletcher knew that something had happened to the way he looked at things. He also knew that the ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Man Who Walked Through Time

    The Story of the First Trip Afoot Through the Grand Canyon

    series Vintage Departures
    The remarkable classic of nature writing by the first man ever to have walked the entire length of the Grand Canyon. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Losing Faith

    Those who Have Walked Away

    by Andy Frost ...
    There will always be people who lose faith. But how do we reconnect with those who have walked away?With his new book Losing Faith: those who have walked away, Andy Frost, Director of Share Jesus International, looks at those who have walked away from the church or have struggled with their faith and offers compassionate and practical advice on how we can help them.Michael Frost, author of Re ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Waiting for an Ordinary Day

    The Unraveling of Life in Iraq

    Since 2003, Iraq's bloody legacy has been well-documented by journalists, historians, politicians, and others confounded by how Americans were seduced into the war. Yet almost no one has spoken at length to the constituency that represents Iraq's last best hope for a stable country: its ordinary working and middle class.Farnaz Fassihi, The Wall Street Journal's intrepid senior Middle East ... Read more

    $17.99 USD