Description - Band of Sisters by Kirsten Holmstedt
* Now available in paperback* Winner of the 2007 American Authors Association Golden Quill Award* Winner of the 2007 Military Writers Society of America Founder's Award In Iraq, the front lines are everywhere - and everywhere in Iraq, no matter what their job descriptions say, women in the U.S. military are fighting--more than 155,000 of them. A critical and commercial success in hardcover, Band of Sisters presents a dozen groundbreaking and often heart-wrenching stories of American women in combat in Iraq, such as the U.S.'s first female pilot to be shot down and survive, the military's first black female pilot in combat, a young turret gunner defending convoys, and a nurse struggling to save lives, including her own.
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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Publisher: Stackpole Books
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Author Biography - Kirsten Holmstedt
Kirsten Holmstedt has appeared on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, CNN, C-SPANs BookTV, and numerous local television and radio stations nationwide.