The Yellow Birds

The Yellow Birds

Audiobook CD - 2012
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"Starred Review: ...Powers's style and story are haunting."--Publishers Weekly
"Starred Review."--Kirkus Review
In Al Tafar, Iraq, 21-year-old Private Bartle and 18-year-old Private Murphy cling to life as their platoon launches a bloody battle for the city. In the endless days that follow, the two young soldiers do everything to protect each other from the forces that press in on every side: the insurgents, physical fatigue, and the mental stress that comes from constant danger.
Publisher: [United States] : Hachette Audio, 2012
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781619690325
Branch Call Number: UCD FICTION POWERS
Characteristics: 5 sound discs (330 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Graham, Holter

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Jan 23, 2013

Very much an "All Quiet on the Western Front" for generation Y. The narration is effective and intense, and the 5 discs pack an awful lot of story and character development into them.

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