'Redeployment' Explores Iraq War's Physical And Psychic Costs In his short story collection, former Marine Phil Klay takes his experience in Iraq and clarifies it. On Wednesday, he won the National Book Award for fiction.
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'Redeployment' Explores Iraq War's Physical And Psychic Costs

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'Redeployment' Explores Iraq War's Physical And Psychic Costs

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'Redeployment' Explores Iraq War's Physical And Psychic Costs

'Redeployment' Explores Iraq War's Physical And Psychic Costs

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In his short story collection, former Marine Phil Klay takes his experience in Iraq and clarifies it, lucidly tracing the moral, political and psychological curlicues of Operation Iraqi Freedom. On Wednesday, he won the National Book Award for fiction for the collection.

This review originally aired March 26, 2014.