No Man's Land

No Man's Land

As the post-9/11 wars wind down, a literature professor at West Point explores what it means for soldiers, and our country, to be caught between war and peace

Elizabeth D. Samet, a professor of English at West Point and the author of the critically acclaimed Soldier's Heart, came to question her settled understanding of post-9/11 America as a clear arc from peace to war. Over time, as she reckoned with her experiences—from a visit to a ward of wounded combat veterans… (more)

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Kirkus Reviews : No Man's Land (November 04, 2014)

Both the incisiveness and the perspective—of a civilian professor and the military students she loves and mourns—enrich readers’ appreciation for the psychological complexities of war and its aftermath.


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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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