Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq by Kirsten HolmstedtBand of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq by Kirsten Holmstedt

Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

byKirsten Holmstedt

Paperback | August 25, 2008

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• Now available in paperback• Winner of the 2007 American Authors Association Golden Quill Award• Winner of the 2007 Military Writers Society of America Founder's AwardIn Iraq, the front lines are everywhere - and everywhere in Iraq, no matter what their job descriptions say, women in the U.S. military are fighting--more than 155,000 of them. A critical and commercial success in hardcover, Band of Sisters presents a dozen groundbreaking and often heart-wrenching stories of American women in combat in Iraq, such as the U.S.'s first female pilot to be shot down and survive, the military's first black female pilot in combat, a young turret gunner defending convoys, and a nurse struggling to save lives, including her own.
Kirsten Holmstedt is a graduate of Drake University&s School of Journalism and the University of North Carolina Wilmington&s master of fine arts program. She has been writer-in-residence at the College of William and Mary and currently teaches writing at a community college. Her previous books are the highly acclaimedBand of Sistersand...
Title:Band of Sisters: American Women at War in IraqFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.94 inPublished:August 25, 2008Publisher:Stackpole BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811735664

ISBN - 13:9780811735667