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Book Review of The Good Soldiers

The Good Soldiers
The Good Soldiers
Author: David Finkel
Genres: History, Nonfiction
Book Type: Paperback
Helpful Score: 1

Liked this book far more than I expected to. It reads as true as a photograph. The author's personal feelings are submerged and he does a good job of keeping the book from reflecting or portraying his own courage in participating in the situation in Iraq. The portraits of soldiers are both moving and truthful, and glimpses of what effect this war has on the families back home are also spot on. There really wasn't a false or contrived moment in the book. I felt it represented some truly hard work on the part of the author to gather this much info and to present it so openly. It allows the reader to form their own impressions.