THEY WERE SOLDIERS
How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars – The Untold Story
Haymarket Books (November 2013, world English rights)
Paperback • ISBN-13: 9781608463718 • 160 pgs.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
A close-up-and-personal look at the impact of our recent wars on America’s soldiers.
Ann Jones shows the dead, wounded, mutilated, brain-damaged, drug-addicted, suicidal, homicidal casualties of our distant wars, taking us on a stunning journey from the devastating moment an American soldier is first wounded in rural Afghanistan to the return home. Beautifully written by an empathetic and critical reporter who knows the price of war.
“Unsparing, scathingly direct, and gut-wrenching.”
“Jones writes with passion and clarity.”
“Read this book.”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Ann Jones is a journalist, photographer, and the author of eight books of nonfiction.
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