The Resource Redeployment, Phil Klay

Redeployment, Phil Klay

Label
Redeployment
Title
Redeployment
Statement of responsibility
Phil Klay
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Phil Klay's Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos. In "Redeployment", a soldier who has had to shoot dogs because they were eating human corpses must learn what it is like to return to domestic life in suburbia, surrounded by people "who have no idea where Fallujah is, where three members of your platoon died." In "After Action Report", a Lance Corporal seeks expiation for a killing he didn't commit, in order that his best friend will be unburdened. A Morturary Affairs Marine tells about his experiences collecting remains-of U.S. and Iraqi soldiers both. A chaplain sees his understanding of Christianity, and his ability to provide solace through religion, tested by the actions of a ferocious Colonel. And in the darkly comic "Money as a Weapons System", a young Foreign Service Officer is given the absurd task of helping Iraqis improve their lives by teaching them to play baseball. These stories reveal the intricate combination of monotony, bureaucracy, comradeship and violence that make up a soldier's daily life at war, and the isolation, remorse, and despair that can accompany a soldier's homecoming. Redeployment is poised to become a classic in the tradition of war writing. Across nations and continents, Klay sets in devastating relief the two worlds a soldier inhabits: one of extremes and one of loss. Written with a hard-eyed realism and stunning emotional depth, this work marks Phil Klay as one of the most talented new voices of his generation"--
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technical information on music
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Klay, Phil
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3611.L4423
LC item number
A6 2014
PerformerNote
Read by Craig Klein
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Klay, Phil
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Soldiers
  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
  • FICTION / General
Transposition and arrangement
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Label
Redeployment, Phil Klay
Link
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Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Redeployment -- FRAGO -- After Action Report -- Bodies -- OIF -- Money as a weapons system -- In Vietnam they had whores -- Prayer in the furnace -- Psychological operations -- War stories -- Unless it's a sucking chest wound - Ten kliks south
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780698149540
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
6EFB98FA-E567-4E8E-9625-1E6CEC2706D5
System control number
  • 821668
  • (OCoLC)876709802
  • (TLC)erc0000245832
  • 820753
  • 821668
  • 821668
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Redeployment, Phil Klay
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Redeployment -- FRAGO -- After Action Report -- Bodies -- OIF -- Money as a weapons system -- In Vietnam they had whores -- Prayer in the furnace -- Psychological operations -- War stories -- Unless it's a sucking chest wound - Ten kliks south
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780698149540
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
6EFB98FA-E567-4E8E-9625-1E6CEC2706D5
System control number
  • 821668
  • (OCoLC)876709802
  • (TLC)erc0000245832
  • 820753
  • 821668
  • 821668
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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