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The tender soldier : a true story of war and sacrifice

Author: Vanessa M Gezari
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Part of the Pentagon's most daring and controversial attempt since Vietnam to bring social science to the Afghanistan battlefield, three tough-minded American civilians find their humanity tested and their lives forever changed by this little-known mission.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Paula Loyd; Clint Cooper; Don Ayala
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa M Gezari
ISBN: 9781439177396 1439177392 9781439177419 1439177414
OCLC Number: 827119672
Description: 347 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Election day --
What you don't know will kill you --
The tender soldier --
Maiwand --
The anthropology of us and them --
Hearts and minds --
Crime and punishment --
Good intentions --
The devil you don't know.
Responsibility: Vanessa M. Gezari.

Abstract:

Part of the Pentagon's most daring and controversial attempt since Vietnam to bring social science to the Afghanistan battlefield, three tough-minded American civilians find their humanity tested and their lives forever changed by this little-known mission.
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