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While They're at War

While They're at War - 06 edition

While They're at War - 06 edition

ISBN13: 9780618773459

ISBN10: 0618773452

While They
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Mariner Books
Published:
International: No
While They

ISBN13: 9780618773459

ISBN10: 0618773452

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 06

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Summary

Married to a Navy chaplain who has served with the Marines in Afghanistan and Iraq, the author focuses on two very different women, Marissa Bootes and Beth Pratt, as their husbands leave for Iraq and they both experience intense indoctrination into life alone.

Author Bio

KRISTIN HENDERSON has written frequently about military issues,including two cover stories for the Washington Post Magazine, wherethis book had its origins. A practicing Quaker and occasional amateur racerof Corvettes, Henderson is married to a Navy chaplain who served with theMarines in Afghanistan and Iraq, and she is active in the Marine Corps'' KeyVolunteer family readiness program. The idea for Hidden Homefront cameto Henderson when her husband was in Iraq and a neighbor asked, ''Wow,what is that like, having him in harm''s way?'' Henderson says, ''It hit me then,that most Americans no longer personally know what it''s like to send someone you love to war.''