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Winter Warrior

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This product will be shipped on 10/29/2019

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The extraordinary life of Scott Camil, from hardened marine to longhaired anti-war activist.

The year is 1965. Fresh out of high school and gung-ho to serve his country, Scott Camil joins the marines and soon finds himself in the thick of combat in Vietnam. He can never forget what he witnesses there: corrupt and incompetent leaders, the constant, sudden death of his close friends, the sadistic rape and slaughter of Vietnamese women and children—all of which bears heavily on his conscience. Returning to civilian life, Camil adopts a righteous cause: tell the American people about what’s really going on in Vietnam.

Through the unflinching personal journey of a hardened marine turned dogged anti-war activist, Winter Warrior reveals the brutal reality of the Vietnam war and the bleak political reality on the domestic front. Cartoonist Eve Gilbert renders Camil’s story with empathy, nuance, and a dash of humor, her impressionistic imagery a perfect complement to his blunt words. As the American military continues to wage war throughout the globe, Camil’s anti-authoritarian attitude and fearless whistleblowing is as vital today as it was then.

Pages:
96
Colors:
two-color
Format:
Hardcover
Dimensions:
7.5" x 9.75"
ISBN-13:
978-1-68396-213-7
Year:
2019

PLEASE NOTE: All pre-ordered books are shipped via Media Mail in the U.S. and Air Mail internationally. Please select the appropriate shipping method when checking out to avoid being overcharged for shipping!

The extraordinary life of Scott Camil, from hardened marine to longhaired anti-war activist.

The year is 1965. Fresh out of high school and gung-ho to serve his country, Scott Camil joins the marines and soon finds himself in the thick of combat in Vietnam. He can never forget what he witnesses there: corrupt and incompetent leaders, the constant, sudden death of his close friends, the sadistic rape and slaughter of Vietnamese women and children—all of which bears heavily on his conscience. Returning to civilian life, Camil adopts a righteous cause: tell the American people about what’s really going on in Vietnam.

Through the unflinching personal journey of a hardened marine turned dogged anti-war activist, Winter Warrior reveals the brutal reality of the Vietnam war and the bleak political reality on the domestic front. Cartoonist Eve Gilbert renders Camil’s story with empathy, nuance, and a dash of humor, her impressionistic imagery a perfect complement to his blunt words. As the American military continues to wage war throughout the globe, Camil’s anti-authoritarian attitude and fearless whistleblowing is as vital today as it was then.

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