The Resource From Baghdad to America : Life Lessons from a Dog Named Lava, (ebook)

From Baghdad to America : Life Lessons from a Dog Named Lava, (ebook)

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From Baghdad to America : Life Lessons from a Dog Named Lava
Title
From Baghdad to America
Title remainder
Life Lessons from a Dog Named Lava
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Language
eng
Summary
Lieutenant Colonel Jay Kopelman won the hearts of readers everywhere with his moving story of adopting an abandoned puppy named Lava from a hellish corner of Iraq. He opened the door for other soldiers to bring dogs home, and in From Baghdad to America, Kopelman once again leads the pack with his observations on the emotional repercussions of war. Here, for the first time, Kopelman holds nothing back as he responds to the question, "Why did you save a dog instead of a person?" The answer reveals much about his inner demons - and about the bigger picture of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He talks about what it's like to return to the States and examines the shocking statistics to come out of Iraq: Depression, suicide, alcohol abuse, and broken relationships are at record highs for the men and women who serve there. Kopelman credits Lava with helping him to endure combat and the pain of war, as well as helping him deal with the surprising difficulties of returning to everyday life. Civilians have a hard time understanding what being a Marine means, and the adjustment to living among them is hard for these soldiers. This book attempts to shed light on that for all readers
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kopelman, Jay
Dewey number
  • 956.7044/3092
  • 956.70443092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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hoopla digital
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  • Kopelman, Jay
  • Dogs
  • Dog owners
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
Target audience
adult
Label
From Baghdad to America : Life Lessons from a Dog Named Lava, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781626366480
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12267884
Specific material designation
remote
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12267884
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MWT12267884
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
From Baghdad to America : Life Lessons from a Dog Named Lava, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781626366480
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12267884
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12267884
System control number
MWT12267884
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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