Pumpkinflowers : a soldier's story /

It was just one small hilltop in a small, unnamed war in the late 1990s, but it would send out ripples that are still felt worldwide today. The hill, in Lebanon, was called the Pumpkin; 'flowers' was the military code word for 'casualties.' Matti Friedman re-creates the harrowing...

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Main Author: Friedman, Matti, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.
Edition:First edition.
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