SVR 2013 Books

Invisible Wounds of War

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Book Cover; The Long WalkThe long walk: a story of war and the life that follows
by Brian Castner

A memoir by a bomb-disposal veteran of the Iraq War traces his three tours of duty in the Middle East and his team's daily life-threatening efforts to stop roadside bombers, and shares the challenges he faced while reacclimating to civilian life.