By David Axe, Matt Bors
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The struggle memoir as picture novel-an completely unforgettable and hugely unique examine warfare within the twenty first century.
highway battles with spears and arrows in sweltering East Timor. Bone- jarring artillery duels in Afghanistan's mountains. lengthy patrols at the sandy wastes of southern Iraq. For 4 years, conflict used to be existence for David awl. He was once alternately bored out of his brain and entirely terrified. It used to be surprisingly addictive.
As a correspondent for The Washington Times, C-SPAN and BBC Radio, awl flew from clash to clash, reveling in dying, chance, and destruction in a foreign country whereas, again in D.C., his condo collected airborne dirt and dust, his crops died, and his relationships withered. warfare reporting was once bodily, emotionally, and financially draining-and disillusioning. Loosely in line with the net comedian of a similar identify, with large new fabric, War Is Boring takes us to Lebanon and Somalia; to fingers bazaars around the usa; to Detroit, as David attempts to reconnect along with his family-and to Chad, as David makes an attempt to convey consciousness to the Darfur genocide. Watch a Video