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The Good Lieutenant

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Whitney Terrell's remarkable novel of the Iraq War, The Good Lieutenant, literally starts with a bang, as an operation led by Lieutenant Emma Fowler goes spectacularly wrong. Men are dead - one, a young Iraqi, by her hand. Others of the casualties were soldiers in her platoon. And the signals officer, Dixon Pulowski. Pulowski is another story entirely - Fowler and Pulowski have been lovers since they first met at Fort Riley in Kansas . . .

From this conflagration, The Good Lieutenant unspools backward in time as Fowler and her platoon are guided into disaster by suspect informants and questionable intelligence, their very mission the consequence of a previous snafu in which an American soldier had been kidnapped by insurgents. We hear the voice of Lieutenant Fowler but also those of jaded career soldiers and Iraqis both innocent and not so innocent. Ultimately, as all these stories unravel, Terrell reveals what can happen when good intentions destroy, experience distorts, and survival becomes everything.

Genre: Thriller

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February 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
ISBN: 1-5098-3694-2 / 978-1-5098-3694-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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June 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Good Lieutenant: A Novel
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
ISBN: 0-374-16473-8 / 978-0-374-16473-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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October 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
ISBN: 1-5098-3746-9 / 978-1-5098-3746-5 (UK edition)
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June 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Good Lieutenant: A Novel
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
ISBN: 1-250-13216-9 / 978-1-250-13216-1 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
ISBN: 1-5098-3744-2 / 978-1-5098-3744-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
ISBN: 1-5047-1968-9 / 978-1-5047-1968-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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June 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Good Lieutenant: A Novel
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
ISBN: 1-5047-1970-0 / 978-1-5047-1970-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
ISBN: 1-5047-1969-7 / 978-1-5047-1969-8 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2017 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Good Lieutenant
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
Publisher: Picador
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June 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Good Lieutenant: A Novel
Author(s): Whitney Terrell
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA