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Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles by  Anthony Swofford - Hardcover - Eighth Printing - 2003 - from Eastburn Books and Biblio.com

Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles

by Swofford, Anthony

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Scribner, 2003. Eighth Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. VG Black hardcover in VG jacket. SIGNED & inscribed by author on title page. Eighth printing. Light edgewear to covers. Bump to head of spine. All text clean/unmarked. Binding solid. Jacket w/edgewear. Top corners bumped w/short knicks. Wrinkling to inside jacket flap. Clean/solid. 260 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


A memoir of the Gulf War by a front-line infantry marine recounts his struggles with the conflict on the front lines, his girlfriend's infidelity, his battles with fear and suicide, his brushes with death, and his identity as a soldier and an American. 




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