Wounded: Vietnam to Iraq
by Ronald J. Glasser
July 17, 2006
Paperback, 151 pages
7.9 x 5.1 x 0.4 inches
$15.95 (Can $17.95)
Glasser sheds light on the profound wounds, physical and emotional, that our troops face in Iraq.
In this gripping account of the human cost of the war in Iraq, Dr. Ronald Glasser offers an unparalleled description of the horror endured daily by the troops on the ground. Written by the author of bestselling 365 Days, this critical analysis focuses on those wounded in combat. Throughout, Glasser compares the U.S. military engagement in Vietnam to the current involvement in Iraq, drawing significant and frightening parallels.
With more than 10,000 American soldiers and 100,000 Iraqis already injured, Wounded is tragically relevant. This timely accounta powerful reminder of the physical, financial, and psychological costs of warwill only grow more important as our wounded continue to come home.
Ronald J. Glasser, M.D., is a physician and the author of several investigations of trauma in modern warfare, including Broken Bodies, Shattered Minds and Wounded: Vietnam/Iraq, as well as the general medical studies The Light in the Skull and The Body Is the Hero. He is also the author of the novels Another War, Another Peace and Ward 402. He lives in Minneapolis.