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Walk in my combat boots : true stories from America's bravest warriors / James Patterson and Matt Eversmann, First Sergeant, USA, Ret., with Chris Mooney.

Patterson, James, 1947- (author.). Eversmann, Matt, (author.). Mooney, Chris, (author.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

10 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library 355.0092 PAT (Text) 33500013340971 New Checked out 03/12/2021
Moorhead Public Library 355.0092 PAT (Text) 33500013340989 New Checked out 03/16/2021
Hallock Public Library 355.0092 PAT (Text) 35500006440901 New In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316429092
  • ISBN: 0316429090
  • Physical Description: v, 404 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
A call to duty -- In training -- In country -- On the home front -- Memorial day.
Summary, etc.:
Shares firsthand wartime accounts describing the courageous battlefield sacrifices of men and women from every branch and operational specialty of the U.S. military, from the Vietnam War through the present.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 January #1
    As anyone with combat veterans in their social circle can tell you, there is usually a story for every occasion. Now every reader can access them. Patterson and retired First Sergeant Eversmann, who served in Somalia and Iraq, conducted open-ended interviews with dozens of marines, air force pilots, sailors, and soldiers to create this oral history collection, with the help of writer Chris Mooney, in which veterans speak frankly about their experiences. The authors did yeoman's work in recording and categorizing these accounts from so many service members with diverse points of view, including those who served in the infantry, tank divisions, and communications as well as medics and others. The book focuses primarily on the many campaigns that comprise the ongoing war on terror, and it will stand as an excellent primary source for readers and researchers interested in first-person tales told by military personnel. A brief biography is provided for each service member interviewed, and each speaks candidly about the complex realities of combat, pain, trauma, and survival. These are voices that are not heard often enough. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

James Patterson is the world's bestselling author. The creator of Alex Cross, he has produced more enduring fictional heroes than any other novelist alive. He lives in Florida with his family.

 
Matt Eversmann retired from the Army after twenty years of service. His last assignment was as an Infantry Company First Sergeant in the 10th Mountain Division during the surge in Iraq. He spent almost half of his career in the 75th Ranger Regiment and was a member of Task Force Ranger, the unit immortalized in the film Black Hawk Down. Matt and his family live in West Palm Beach where he runs his own consulting company, Eversmann Advisory.
 
Chris Mooney is the international bestselling author of fourteen thrillers. The Mystery Writers of America nominated Remembering Sarah for an Edgar Award. He teaches creative writing at Harvard.

Subject: United States > Armed Forces > Biography.
Soldiers > United States > Biography.
Military biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military.
HISTORY / Military / Special Forces.
HISTORY / Military / Afghan War (2001-).
Genre: Biographies.

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