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Elliot Ackerman is also the author of the novels Dark at the Crossing and Waiting for Eden. He's pictured above during a TV taping in Milan in March 2016. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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'I Write To Understand What I Think': A Veteran Turns To Words After War

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In 'Waiting For Eden,' Grief With No Guarantee Of Closure

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A Failed Revolution And A Failed Marriage In 'Dark At The Crossing'

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Maximilian Uriarte wrote and illustrated The White Donkey, a graphic novel that highlights the tedium of deployment. "I think you can get a lot more nuance, a lot more meaning out of a story that isn't based in some kind of grand battle," he says. Courtesy of Little Brown and Co. hide caption

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Soldiers Turned Authors Want You To Know: Our Books Don't Speak For All Vets

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