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The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq
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Review of The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq
By Helen Benedict
Beacon Press

This dramatic statement against war in general and the Iraq war in particular starts with the book’s cover photo, an image that makes its own powerful commentary: A woman soldier stands rigidly, Army-khaki-clad and freshly lipsticked, the stars and stripes behind her and a distant, hardened look in her eye. The dichotomy is played out in the book again and again as women dep...more
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