Kevin Powers The Yellow Birds Book

Kevin Powers The Yellow Birds Book

The Yellow Birds

With profound emotional insight, especially into the effects of a hidden war on mothers and families at home, The Yellow Birds is a groundbreaking novel about the costs of war that is destined to become a classic The war tried to kill us in the spring, begins this breathtaking account of friendship and loss In Al Tafar, Iraq, twenty one year old Private Bartle and eight With profound emotional insight, especially into the effects of a hidden war on mothers and families at home, The Yellow Birds is a groundbreaking novel about the costs of war that is destined to become a classic The war tried to kill us in the spring, begins this breathtaking account of friendship and loss In Al Tafar, Iraq, twenty one year old Private Bartle and eighteen year old Private Murphy cling to life as their platoon launches a bloody battle for the city In the endless days that follow, the two young soldiers do everything to protect each other from the forces that press in on every side the insurgents, physical fatigue, and the mental stress that comes from constant danger Bound together since basic training when their tough as nails Sergeant ordered Bartle to watch over Murphy, the two have been dropped into a war neither is prepared for As reality begins to blur into a hazy nightmare, Murphy becomes increasingly unmoored from the world around him and Bartle takes impossible actions With profound emotional insight, especially into the effects of a hidden war on mothers and families at home, The Yellow Birds a groundbreaking novel about the costs of war that is destined to become a classic

Title : The Yellow Birds
Author :  Kevin Powers
Language : English
Isbn : 0316219363
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 226 pages

Rating: 4.6

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