TITLE

Something Like a Soul

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Doug
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Massachusetts Review;Autumn/Winter2011, Vol. 52 Issue 3/4, p489
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experiences as a marine in the Vietnam war and his reflections on the political, social, and economic aspects of the Iraq and Afghan wars.
ACCESSION #
67444974

 

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