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Product Description: War Stories is a compilation of short fiction based on my reporting for magazines like Vanity Fair and the New York Times magazine and takes up narratives from that reporting that didn't fit with the narrative I was telling in the actual magazine story...read more

Hardcover:

9781503512122 | Xlibris Corp, March 20, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: War Stories is a compilation of short fiction based on my reporting for magazines like Vanity Fair and the New York Times magazine and takes up narratives from that reporting that didn't fit with the narrative I was telling in the actual magazine story.

Paperback:

9781503512139 | Xlibris Corp, March 20, 2015, cover price $19.99

Hardcover:

9781499084092 | Xlibris Corp, January 7, 2015, cover price $22.99

Paperback:

9781499084108 | Xlibris Corp, January 7, 2015, cover price $15.99

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A pair of scruffy college students describes how they left their retail jobs at Fenway Park to run the desk in Baghdad's Coalition Provisional Authority that served as an interface between the CPA and the Iraqi people, a job during which they witnessed firsthand the stresses of war on everyday people, as well as a range of disturbing illegal activities. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9781594200915 | Penguin USA, August 3, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Describes the experiences of two college dropouts who left their lucrative jobs in Boston to work for Baghdad's Coalition Provisional Authority, where they witnessed the stresses of war, as well as a range of illegal activities.

Paperback:

9780143038160 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, July 31, 2007), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A pair of scruffy college students describes how they left their retail jobs at Fenway Park to run the desk in Baghdad's Coalition Provisional Authority that served as an interface between the CPA and the Iraqi people, a job during which they witnessed firsthand the stresses of war on everyday people, as well as a range of disturbing illegal activities.

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A pair of scruffy college students describes how they left their retail jobs at Fenway Park to run the desk in Baghdad's Coalition Provisional Authority that served as an interface between the CPA and the Iraqi people, a job during which they witnessed firsthand the stresses of war on everyday people, as well as a range of disturbing illegal activities. Simultaneous.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780143058892 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, August 3, 2006), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A pair of scruffy college students describes how they left their retail jobs at Fenway Park to run the desk in Baghdad's Coalition Provisional Authority that served as an interface between the CPA and the Iraqi people.

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A remarkable new account of the 'Burma Road' chronicles the remarkable effort by 200,000 Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, in order to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan and the subsequent air supply campaign after the road fell to the Japanese. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780786257195 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, February 1, 2004), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the effort by Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan, and by British and American troops to keep it open.
9780374117405 | 1st edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 1, 2003), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the effort by Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan, and by British and American troops to keep it open.

Paperback:

9780060746384 | Reprint edition (Perennial, September 1, 2004), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A remarkable new account of the 'Burma Road' chronicles the remarkable effort by 200,000 Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, in order to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan and the subsequent air supply campaign after the road fell to the Japanese.

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A new account of the Burma Road chronicles the remarkable effort by 200,000 Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, in order to keep the Chinese supplied with goods from the outside world, and the subsequent air supply campaign after the road fell to the Japanese.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780060577841 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, October 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the effort by 200,000 Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, in order to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan.

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A new account of the Burma Road chronicles the remarkable effort by 200,000 Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, in order to keep the Chinese supplied with goods from the outside world, and the subsequent air supply campaign after the road fell to the Japanese.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780060577858 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, October 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the effort by 200,000 Chinese laborers to build a seven-hundred-mile road through the jungle to Rangoon, Burma, in order to keep the Chinese supplied throughout the war with Japan.

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Product Description: In riveting and revelatory detail, Aftermath documents the ways in which wars have transformed the terrain of the battlefield into landscapes of memory and enduring terror: in France, where millions of acres of farmland are cordoned off to all but a corps of demolition experts responsible for the undetonated bombs and mines of World War I that are now rising up in fields, gardens, and backyards; in a sixty-square-mile area outside Stalingrad that was a cauldron of destruction in 1941 and is today an endless field of bones; in the Nevada deserts, where America waged a hidden nuclear war against itself in the 1950's, the results of which are only now becoming apparent; in Vietnam, where a nation's effort to remove the physical detritus of war has created psychological and genetic devastation; in Kuwait, where terrifyingly sophisticated warfare was followed by the Sisyphean task of making an uninhabitable desert capable of sustaining life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780679431954 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, September 1, 1996), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Explores the physical, intellectual, and emotional ramifications of the wars of the twentieth century, from former minefields in rural France, to the nuclear debris of Nevada, to the ecological devastation of Kuwait
9780788196553 | Diane Pub Co, January 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In riveting and revelatory detail, Aftermath documents the ways in which wars have transformed the terrain of the battlefield into landscapes of memory and enduring terror: in France, where millions of acres of farmland are cordoned off to all but a corps of demolition experts responsible for the undetonated bombs and mines of World War I that are now rising up in fields, gardens, and backyards; in a sixty-square-mile area outside Stalingrad that was a cauldron of destruction in 1941 and is today an endless field of bones; in the Nevada deserts, where America waged a hidden nuclear war against itself in the 1950's, the results of which are only now becoming apparent; in Vietnam, where a nation's effort to remove the physical detritus of war has created psychological and genetic devastation; in Kuwait, where terrifyingly sophisticated warfare was followed by the Sisyphean task of making an uninhabitable desert capable of sustaining life.

Paperback:

9780679751533 | Vintage Books, July 1, 1998, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In riveting and revelatory detail, Aftermath documents the ways in which wars have transformed the terrain of the battlefield into landscapes of memory and enduring terror: in France, where millions of acres of farmland are cordoned off to all but a corps of demolition experts responsible for the undetonated bombs and mines of World War I that are now rising up in fields, gardens, and backyards; in a sixty-square-mile area outside Stalingrad that was a cauldron of destruction in 1941 and is today an endless field of bones; in the Nevada deserts, where America waged a hidden nuclear war against itself in the 1950's, the results of which are only now becoming apparent; in Vietnam, where a nation's effort to remove the physical detritus of war has created psychological and genetic devastation; in Kuwait, where terrifyingly sophisticated warfare was followed by the Sisyphean task of making an uninhabitable desert capable of sustaining life.

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