Big Boy Rules

America's Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq

by Steve Fainaru

Hardcover, 254 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $26 | purchase

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America's Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq
Steve Fainaru

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Book Summary

The work that nearly 100,000 armed men do alongside the overworked military during the Iraq war as "security contractors" is examined in a gritty account of the lives of these mercenaries, their dangerous assignments, and their motivation for doing what they do.