For Your Tomorrow: The Way Of An Unlikely Soldier

byMelanie Murray

Hardcover | October 17, 2016

For Your Tomorrow: The Way Of An Unlikely Soldier by Melanie Murray
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The Year of Magical Thinking meets Fifteen Days in this literary exploration of one Canadian's decision to enlist and go to war.

What compels a young, affluent Canadian to put on a uniform and risk his life for the controversial mission in Afghanistan? And how does his family cope with his loss when he is killed there? Jeff Francis was a thirty-year-old doctoral candidate and student of Buddhism when he decided that joining the armed forces was the best way to make a difference in the world. In elegant, spare prose that captures both the hardness of war and the nuances of a grieving family, Melanie Murray - Captain Francis's aunt - uses the lens of his life and death to give Canada's war in Afghanistan the perceptive, literary treatment its soldiers, families and citizens deserve.
Title:For Your Tomorrow: The Way Of An Unlikely SoldierFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:272 pages, 8.32 X 5.39 X 0.96 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.32 X 5.39 X 0.96 inPublished:October 17, 2016Publisher:Random House of CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307359786

ISBN - 13:9780307359780

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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