In his New York Times bestselling chronicle of military life, Anthony Swofford weaves his experiences in war with vivid accounts of boot camp, reflections on the. When the U.S. Marines—or “jarheads”—were sent to Saudi Arabia in for the Gulf War, Anthony Swofford was there. He lived in sand for six months; he was. Anthony Swofford (n. 12 de agosto de (48 años) es un escritor y exmarine de EE. UU. conocido por ser el autor del libro Jarhead, publicado en , que.
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He didn’t first feel and re-examine, think about and conclude, then tell his story.
I jargead army ms not a marine and still loved the book. All but one or two blend together as a mass of fellow “jarheads” without personality. Nevertheless, Jarhead is an excellent read. A hugely disturbing insight into the minds of the very young men who long to go to war.
Sometimes Swofford tells us his emotions and sometimes he doesn’t. I was not surprised that and year-olds behave like and year-olds. Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo.
Estratto da ” https: In the same way Swofford sometimes comes off as unreliable in the way he describes himself at points, constantly describing himself as a physical beast which I wasn’t completely ligro about. Swofford wrote, quite honestly, about personal things.
Suo padre John Howard Swofford aveva prestato servizio nell’ Aviazione degli Stati Uniti durante la guerra del Vietnammentre suo nonno aveva anch’egli servito nell’ Esercito degli Stati Uniti durante la seconda guerra mondiale.
Wow, this portrait of war is funny in the Catch mode of humor, profane and graphically realistic.
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Difficult to read, but entertaining and enlightening. Swofford wrote, quite honestly, about personal things.
In the same way Swofford sometimes comes off as unreliable in the way he describes himself at points, constantly describing himself as a physical beast which I wasn’t completely sure about. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. I do, though, have to give Swofford kudos for his bravery and for telling us what he did.
Writing the book, itself, may have been cathartic and eye-opening for the author and, as much as I did learn, he just didn’t write enough substance. The story he told, though, is written as if he does have the decade-later perspective he tells us that his memoir is from this hindsight.
Difficult to read, but entertaining and enlightening. jarhad
I do appreciate it, and I did learn from him. To him they are individuals he feels deeply for, he tells us and he dedicates the book to thembut he doesn’t show them to us.
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Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. This book was brutal in the sense of what most soldiers have got going on emotionally on the other side of the world from their home country. It was worthwhile, but had someone told me of a more “complete” Gulf War memoir to read, I would have chosen the other. Revisiting it, to be whole or complete or to become more “sane,” is valid and common too.
But, I don’t think the author himself has fully uncovered them, as they’d been buried many years before he tackled this very tough thing.
This should be libto reading for any young person who has allowed parents, movies, video games, jarhhead personnel, etc. This is not his fault; the fact that he wrote the book before he was ready is. In the same way Swofford sometimes comes off as unreliable in the way he describes himself at points, constantly describing himself as a physical beast which I wasn’t completely sure about.
I have read many autobiographical war accounts in my life but I would say this is the most unique out of all of them. What happens in the book tells a great story and Hollywood missed out adding and mixing up details in the book. I libroo not find this to be the horrific or gruesome story others did. He lived in sand for six months; he was punished by boredom and fear; he considered suicide, pulled a gun on a fellow marine, and was targeted by both enemy and friendly fire.
This is not that story, however it’s a book that I say has a lot of the intensity as other war memoirs lubro in its own way.