The White Donkey: Terminal Lance by Maximilian UriarteThe White Donkey: Terminal Lance by Maximilian Uriarte

The White Donkey: Terminal Lance

byMaximilian Uriarte

Hardcover | April 19, 2016

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New York TimesBestseller

A graphic novel of war and its aftermath.

A powerful, compulsively page-turning, vivid, and moving tribute to the experience of war and PTSD,The White Donkeytells the story of Abe, a young Marine recruit who experiences the ugly, pedestrian, and often meaningless side of military service in rural Iraq. He enlists in hopes of finding that missingsomethingin his life but comes to find out that it's not quite what he expected. Abe gets more than he bargained for when his journey takes him to the middle east in war-torn Iraq.

This is a story about a Marine, written and illustrated by a Marine, and is the first graphic novel about the war in Iraq from a veteran.The White Donkeyexplores the experience of being a Marine, as well as the challenges that veterans face upon their return home, and its raw power will leave you in awe.
The White Donkeywas written and illustrated by infantry Marine and Iraq veteranMaximilian Uriarte, creator of the hit comic strip "Terminal Lance." Uriarte enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2006 at the age of 19 and served for four years. During his first deployment to Iraq in 2007 he served as an MRAP turret gunner and dis...
Title:The White Donkey: Terminal LanceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 10.5 × 7 × 1 inPublished:April 19, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316362832

ISBN - 13:9780316362832

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Editorial Reviews

"Uriarte has grasped at powerful mysteries-about what drives young people to join the military and willingly confront danger, about the experience of trauma and grief, and about friendship-and by the end of the book, has given us a portrait of one man's lonely, courageous attempt to come to terms with these mysteries."-Temple Cone, The Washington Free Beacon