The lonely soldier : the private war of women serving in Iraq / Helen Benedict.

Authors: Benedict, Helen.
Call number: 956.704434 BEN
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 2009.
Publication date: 2009.
Subject: Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal narratives, American.
Women soldiers -- United States -- Interviews.
Women soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
Title: The lonely soldier : the private war of women serving in Iraq / Helen Benedict.
Physical description: 264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents note: BEFORE: From girl to soldier: life before the military -- They break you down, then build you back up / Mickiela Montoya -- They told us we were going to be peacekeepers / Jennifer Spranger -- The assault was just one bad person, but it was a turning point for me / Abbie Pickett -- These morons are going to get us killed / Terris Dewalt-Johnson -- This war is full of crazy people / Eli PaintedCrow -- WAR: It's pretty much just you and your rifle / Spranger, 2003 -- You're just lying there waiting to see who's going to die / Pickett, 2003-04 -- You become hollow, like a robot / PaintedCrow, 2004 -- I wasn't carrying the knife for the enemy, I was carrying it for the guys on my side / Montoya, 2005 -- Mommy, Love you, Don't get killed in Iraq / Dewalt-Johnson, 2005-06 -- AFTER: Coming home -- Fixing the future -- Military ranks and organization -- Where to find help.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780807061473 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0807061476 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2008036228
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