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Soldier Girls

The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
Thorpe, Helen (Book - 2014 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Describes the experiences of three women soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq to reveal how their military service has affected their friendship, personal lives and families, detailing the realities of their work on bases and in war zones and how their choices and losses shaped their perspectives.
Authors: Thorpe, Helen, 1965-
Title: Soldier girls
the battles of three women at home and at war
Publisher: New York :, Scribner,, [2014]
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition
Characteristics: xi, 397 pages ; 24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Indiana
Hooah!
Don't worry about being a female
Drill
Three months of hell
High altitude
The Tiki Lounge
Afghanistan
Off safety
I'll be home soon
Rain
Translation
Easter
Indiana
A welcome home, Dad
Out of uniform
Answered prayers
Iraq
Look, fuckers
Hooker
Anger management
Indiana and Colorado
Huge billy clubs
Happy bomb day
Numb
Summary: Describes the experiences of three women soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq to reveal how their military service has affected their friendship, personal lives and families, detailing the realities of their work on bases and in war zones and how their choices and losses shaped their perspectives.
ISBN: 9781451668117
1451668104
9781451668100
1451668112
Statement of Responsibility: Helen Thorpe
Subject Headings: Women Indiana Biography Single mothers United States Biography Women veterans United States Biography Iraq War, 2003-2011 Campaigns Afghan War, 2001- Campaigns Women soldiers United States Biography Afghan War, 2001- Women United States Biography Iraq War, 2003-2011 Women United States Biography Indiana. National Guard Biography United States. Army Women Biography
Topical Term: Women
Single mothers
Women veterans
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Afghan War, 2001-
Women soldiers
Afghan War, 2001-
Iraq War, 2003-2011
LCCN: 2014000658
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Sep 20, 2014
  • Nblpearl rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Although this book is not the best-written work of non-fiction I've ever read, the story of the three women, and their experiences in the Indiana National Guard at home and in deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan consistently held my interest. I find that I'm still thinking about them, weeks after I finished the book.

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