Big Boy Rules
In the Company of America's Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq Unabridged [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]
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Big Boy Rules by Steve Fainaru
Book DescriptionA parallel army lives on the margins of the Iraq war-nearly 100,000 armed men, invisible yet in plain sight, doing jobs the overstretched and understaffed military can't or won't do. The U.S. media call them "security contractors." They call themselves "mercs," and they operate under their own rules. Washington Post reporter Steve Fainaru traveled with several groups of security contractors to find out what motivates them to put their lives in danger every day. What emerges is a searing, revealing, and sometimes darkly funny look at the men who live and work in the battlefields of Iraq: some are desperate, some are confused, and some are just out for a lark. Some disappear into the void that is Iraq and are never seen again. It's not a pretty picture that Fainaru reveals, but it is brutally real and shockingly honest. Big Boy Rules is an unforgettable leap into the mayhem of Iraq and into the dark recesses of the minds of American policymakers and the warriors they hire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400107827
(137mm x 163mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Steve Fainaru
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Looks at the mayhem of Iraq and the dark recesses of the minds of American policy makers and the warriors they hire.
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Author Biography - Steve Fainaru
Steve Fainaru, an award-winning correspondent for the "Washington Post," is coauthor of "The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream." An "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner and Audie Award finalist, Patrick Lawlor is also an accomplished stage actor.
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