The Day After He Left for Iraq
A Story of Love, Family & Reunion
By (author) Melissa Seligman
Day After He Left for Iraq by Melissa Seligman
Book DescriptionThe emotional true story of a family separated by war. We feel for the men and women who are risking their lives at war, but what of the families they ve left behind? In gorgeous prose, a military wife describes a year in her family s lifea year in which her husband leaves for war and returns, and prepares again to leave. Melissa Seligman s son is a newborn, and her daughter, a toddler, when her husband ships out to Iraq. Starting with that day, and focusing on the months that follow, she movingly describes the balancing act her life has become: being a loving mother to her young children, with the haunting knowledge that her husband, their father, could be killed at any time. Seligman doesn t hesitate to express her inner pain. She watches her daughter acting out in fury. Then there s her own anger. Ultimately, though, she comes to accept her life and appreciate the strength and determination of her loving children and husband. It s a book to read in one sitting, and to think about for years. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our list includes biographies on well-known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, as well as villains from history, such as Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. We have also published survivor stories of World War II, memoirs about overcoming adversity, first-hand tales of adventure, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a "New York Times" bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home."
Buy Day After He Left for Iraq book by Melissa Seligman from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781602392946
(213mm x 149mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Melissa Seligman
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Day After He Left for Iraq book by Melissa Seligman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Melissa Seligman
Melissa Seligman writes at home when she's not caring for her two young children. Her husband is in the U.S. Army. She and her family live in Clarksville, Tennessee, just outside Fort Campbell Army Base.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.