Odysseus in America : Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming
by Jonathan Shay and John McCain and Senator Max Cleland


Overview - This "brilliant successor to the groundbreaking Achilles in Vietnam" (Richard Rhodes, author of "The Making of the Atomic Bomb") examines the problems faced by combat veterans reentering civilian society through a unique allegorical reading of Homer\'s "The Odyssey."  Read more...

 
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Overview
This "brilliant successor to the groundbreaking Achilles in Vietnam" (Richard Rhodes, author of "The Making of the Atomic Bomb") examines the problems faced by combat veterans reentering civilian society through a unique allegorical reading of Homer\'s "The Odyssey."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780743211574
  • ISBN-10: 074321157X
  • Publisher: Scribner Book Company
  • Publish Date: November 2003
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 8.36 x 5.54 x 0.84 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 pounds


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