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Standing Down

From Warrior to Civilian
An anthology of stories edited by

Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian was created for Talking Service, the Great Books Foundation's initiative to develop reading and discussion programs for veterans, as well as their families and friends. Standing Down includes:

Forty-four selections, from Homer's Iliad to personal accounts of members of the service who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays, and memoirs that speak to past experiences, concerns, and aspirations of those who have served in the military and made the often- difficult transition back into civilian life


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February 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian
Author(s): James Agee, Margaret Atwood, Myrna Bein, John Berens, Benjamin Busch, Philip Caputo, Stephen Crane, Siobhan Fallon, David Finkel
Publisher: The Great Books Foundation
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