By David Axe
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The struggle memoir as image novel-an totally unforgettable and hugely unique examine conflict within the twenty first century.
highway battles with spears and arrows in sweltering East Timor. Bone- jarring artillery duels in Afghanistan's mountains. lengthy patrols at the sandy wastes of southern Iraq. For 4 years, warfare was once existence for David awl. He used to be alternately bored out of his brain and entirely terrified. It was once unusually addictive.
As a correspondent for The Washington Times, C-SPAN and BBC Radio, awl flew from clash to clash, reveling in demise, risk, and destruction overseas whereas, again in D.C., his condo collected dirt, his crops died, and his relationships withered. conflict reporting used to be bodily, emotionally, and financially draining-and disillusioning. Loosely in line with the internet comedian of a similar identify, with vast new fabric, War Is Boring takes us to Lebanon and Somalia; to fingers bazaars around the usa; to Detroit, as David attempts to reconnect together with his family-and to Chad, as David makes an attempt to carry consciousness to the Darfur genocide.
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