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2 edition of Welcome to the suck found in the catalog.

Welcome to the suck

narrating the American soldier"s experience in Iraq

by Stacey L. Peebles

  • 336 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures and the war,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991,
  • American Personal narratives,
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011,
  • Literature and the war

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.[179]-188) and index.

    StatementStacey Peebles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS79.74 .P44 2011, PS228.W37 P44 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25255641M
    ISBN 100801449464
    ISBN 109780801449468
    LC Control Number2010044422
    OCLC/WorldCa671541178

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