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Sergeant Rex: The Unbreakable Bond Between a Marine and His Military Working Dog
By Damien Lewis (contributor) and Mike Dowling
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Atria Books
Publication date October 9, 2012
Pages 294
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781451635973
ISBN-10 1451635974
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $17.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Called a deeply affecting tale of courage and devotion in the cauldron of war by Publishers Weekly Sergeant Mike Dowling s heart pounding account of an unbreakable bond between man and dog takes us into the searing 130 degree heat the choking dust and the ever present threat of violent attack in Iraq s infamous Triangle of Death In 2004 Dowling and his military working dog Rex were part of the first Marine Corps military K9 teams sent to the front lines of combat since Vietnam It was Rex s job to sniff out weapons caches suicide bombers and IEDs the devastating explosives that wreaked havoc on troops and civilians It was Mike s job to lead Rex into the heart of danger An extraordinary chronicle of loyalty in the face of terrible adversity Sergeant Rex is an unforgettable story of sacrifice courage and love The thrilling and inspiring story of a U S Marine and his dog Rex a bomb sniffing German Shepard who forged a bond of trust and loyalty while serving on the war torn streets of Iraq s most dangerous city Deployed to Iraq s infamous Triangle of Death in 2004 Sergeant Mike Dowling and his military working dog Rex were part of the first Marine Corps military K9 teams sent to the front lines of combat since Vietnam It was Rex s job to sniff out weapons caches suicide bombers and IEDs the devastating explosives that wreaked havoc on troops and civilians alike It was Mike s job to lead Rex into the heart of danger time and time again always trusting Rex to bring them both back alive Filled with harrowing tales of knife edge bomb detection work including an extraordinary baptism by fire Sergeant Rex is a heart pounding account of how an unbreakable human canine bond helped Mike and Rex to stay focused on their mission and save countless lives Dowling takes us into the searing 130 degree heat the choking dust and the ever present threat of violent attack that seemed to permeate Iraq s streets We experience Dowling s visceral fear of wa

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Hardcover
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from Atria Books (December 13, 2011)
9781451635966 | details & prices | 290 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $26.00
About: The Hurt Locker meets Marley & Me in this thrilling and inspiring true story of a U.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Atria Books (October 9, 2012)
9781451635973 | details & prices | 294 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $17.00
About: Called a deeply affecting tale of courage and devotion in the cauldron of war by Publishers Weekly Sergeant Mike Dowling s heart pounding account of an unbreakable bond between man and dog takes us into the searing 130 degree heat the choking dust and the ever present threat of violent attack in Iraq s infamous Triangle of Death In 2004 Dowling and his military working dog Rex were part of the first Marine Corps military K9 teams sent to the front lines of combat since Vietnam It was Rex s job to sniff out weapons caches suicide bombers and IEDs the devastating explosives that wreaked havoc on troops and civilians It was Mike s job to lead Rex into the heart of danger An extraordinary chronicle of loyalty in the face of terrible adversity Sergeant Rex is an unforgettable story of sacrifice courage and love The thrilling and inspiring story of a U S Marine and his dog Rex a bomb sniffing German Shepard who forged a bond of trust and loyalty while serving on the war torn streets of Iraq s most dangerous city Deployed to Iraq s infamous Triangle of Death in 2004 Sergeant Mike Dowling and his military working dog Rex were part of the first Marine Corps military K9 teams sent to the front lines of combat since Vietnam It was Rex s job to sniff out weapons caches suicide bombers and IEDs the devastating explosives that wreaked havoc on troops and civilians alike It was Mike s job to lead Rex into the heart of danger time and time again always trusting Rex to bring them both back alive Filled with harrowing tales of knife edge bomb detection work including an extraordinary baptism by fire Sergeant Rex is a heart pounding account of how an unbreakable human canine bond helped Mike and Rex to stay focused on their mission and save countless lives Dowling takes us into the searing 130 degree heat the choking dust and the ever present threat of violent attack that seemed to permeate Iraq s streets We experience Dowling s visceral fear of wa

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