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No Man's Land

4.05 of 5 stars 4.05  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  4 reviews
With humor and honesty, neuropsychologist S. T. Underdahl explores the timely topic of post-traumatic stress disorder

If life were a movie, Dov Howard's role would be Emo Kid/Family Loser. His brother Brian would star as Master of the Universe. But that's okay. Dov's got great friends-and possibly a new one named Scarlett. Like everyone else, Dov loves his brother and is th...more
Paperback, 274 pages
Published November 8th 2012 by Flux
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Amy Fournier
I have been really into issue books in the past few months, and I have friends who have dealt with loved ones with post-traumatic stress, so when I saw this book I really wanted to read it. This book was very honest and does not gloss over anything. It is a very tell it as it is story about not only dealing with a family member with post-traumatic stress, but dealing with your own personally struggles too. This was book is full of many issues, including bullying, depression, abuse, and other thi...more
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Rating Clarification: 3.5 / 5

In my perspective, S. T. Underdahl is great for writing rather different books. As a contemporary writer, rather than writing the classic fluffy chick lit, or even romance novels, she writes a lot about family and the relationships between characters, particularly family members. I love Underdahl because of this - it’s just refreshing! Likewise, No Mans Land was a different kind of story, featuring the little brother of a seem...more
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Dov Howard is an emo kid living in the shadow of his well-respected, practically perfect older brother Brian, who has deployed to Afghanistan. Brian was a football player, dating the most beautiful girl in town, pretty much the ideal All-American Boy. Dov, on the other hand, favors My Chemical Romance and skinny jeans and hiding behind a curtain of dark hair. Dov’s friends are the misfits and losers of his high school, and he’s just fine with that...more
Fantastic book stating real problems of people who return from the milirary, useen children.
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Full name: Susan Thompson Underdahl
Occupation: Writer, neuropsychologist, mom of six
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