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Shane Comes Home

4.15 of 5 stars 4.15  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  4 reviews
On March 21, 2003, while leading a rifle platoon into combat, Marine Lieutenant Shane Childers became the first combat fatality of the Iraq War. In this gripping, beautifully written personal history, award-winning writer Rinker Buck chronicles Shane's death and his life, exploring its meaning for his family, his fellow soldiers, and the country itself. It is the story of ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published May 2nd 2006 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published 2005)
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This is the story of the first American serviceman, a Marine lieutenant, who was killed in the second Iraq conflict. It is a biography of not only the lieutenant, but also talks about how his family reacted. I thought it was a very touching book.
Will Byrnes
The story of the first casualty of Iraq War II. This is a remarkably moving depiction of a true military man, a strong, all-American type based in the homeland. Well-written, an easy and satisfying read.
Jul 07, 2011 J rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Touching and wonderful account of a US Marine killed in the Middle East. Gives a look into the heart of a military family and their understanding of defense of home and freedom. Excellent read.
Greg Allan Holcomb
Biography of a great man;
A dramatic story of the notification of his death.

Well researched.

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