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Green on Blue

by Elliot Ackerman

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An Afghan orphan loses everything when his village is attacked by militants and must join a U.S.-funded militia to try to save his injured brother, who fell victim to a marketplace bomb.

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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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