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Odysseus in America by Jonathan Shay
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Dec 11, 07

bookshelves: culture-and-politics, military, psychology, character-studies, gender-issues, literature, poetry, death-dying-killing-bereavement
Recommended for: Adolescents and adults
Read in January, 2000

A continuation and expansion of Achilles in Vietnam, this time focused on the problems traumatized veterans often face when they try to return to their pre-war lives - insightful, compassionate, and forceful.
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