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David Abrams is the author of Fobbit, a comedy about the Iraq War (Grove/Atlantic). His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, Salamander, Connecticut Review, The Greensboro Review, The Missouri Review, The North Dakota Review and other literary quarterlies. He retired from active-duty after serving in the U.S. Army for 20 years, a career which took him to Alaska, Texas, Georgia, the Pentagon, and Iraq. His blog, The Quivering Pen, can be found at: http://www.davidabramsbooks.blogspot.com


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David Abrams 1. Never give up.
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David Abrams I am currently working on another novel set in Iraq. It's a little more serious in nature than the satirical "Fobbit," but addresses many of the same…moreI am currently working on another novel set in Iraq. It's a little more serious in nature than the satirical "Fobbit," but addresses many of the same themes: war, authority, and identity. The plot in a nutshell: Six soldiers make their way on foot across Baghdad on an odyssey to attend the memorial service for their platoon sergeant, recently killed in an IED attack.(less)
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“There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns—the ones we don’t know we don’t know.”
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