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The Forever War
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008
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National Bestseller

One of the Best Books of the Year:

New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Boston Globe, and Time

An instant classic of war reporting, The Forever War is the definitive account of America's conflict with Islamic fundamentalism and a searing exploration of its human costs. Through the eyes of Filkins, a foreign correspondent for the New York Times, we witness the rise of the Taliban in the 1990s, the aftermath of the attack on New York on September 11th, and the American wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Filkins is the only American journalist to have reported on all these events, and his experiences are conveyed in a riveting narrative filled with unforgettable characters and astonishing scenes.

Brilliant and fearless, The Forever War is not just about America's wars after 9/11, but about the nature of war itself.

From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Street Date:
09/16/2008
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307270344
ASIN:
B0018QSO0S
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dexter Filkins. (2008). The Forever War. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dexter Filkins. 2008. The Forever War. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Dexter Filkins, The Forever War. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2008.

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Dexter Filkins. The Forever War. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2008. Web.

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New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Boston Globe, and Time

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Brilliant and fearless, The Forever War is not just about America's wars after 9/11, but about the nature of war itself.



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New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Boston Globe, and Time

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