Sunrise over Fallujah

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A powerful new novel about the heroics and horror of war from Walter Dean Myers, whose bestselling book FALLEN ANGELS celebrates its 20th anniversary. Operation Iraqi Freedom, that's the code name. But the young men and women in the military's Civil Affairs Battalion have a simpler name for it: WAR. In this new novel, Walter Dean Myers looks at a contemporary war with the same power and searing insight he brought to the Vietnam war of his classic, FALLEN ANGELS. He creates memorable characters like the book's narrator, Birdy, a young recruit from Harlem who's questioning why he even enlisted; Marla, a blond, tough-talking, wisecracking gunner; Jonesy, a guitar-playing bluesman who just wants to make it back to Georgia and open a club;
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Grouped Work ID 340ef874-4403-d3dd-b7d3-4f46c7789616
Grouping Title sunrise over fallujah
Grouping Author myers walter dean
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-01 23:10:40PM
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Iraq War, 2003- -- Fiction, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Fiction, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Juvenile fiction, Iraq War, 2003. -- Fiction, Large type books, War -- Fiction, War stories
title_display Sunrise over Fallujah
title_full Sunrise over Fallujah / Walter Dean Myers, Sunrise over Fallujah [electronic resource] / Walter Dean Myers
title_short Sunrise over Fallujah
topic_facet African Americans, Iraq War, 2003, Iraq War, 2003-, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Large type books, War, War stories