In the Quagmire: America at War - Three Veterans Talk About War
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The last date listed for In the Quagmire: America at War - Albert French, Colby Buzzell and Anthony Swofford was Friday October 10, 2008 / 8:00pm.
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Featured review from Coralie Farlee
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"Love" is NOT an appropriate adjective/verb to use for a WAR author event. It was EXCELLENT; the speakers as well as the moderator were very good; the subject VERY serious, but NOT fun - nothing to "love" but VERY appropriate, timely, and well done.
Colby Buzzell is the author of the book My War: Killing Time in Iraq. In 2004, Buzzell was profiled in Esquire magazine’s “Best and Brightest” issue and has since been a frequent contributor to the magazine. Buzzell received the 2007 Lulu Blooker Prize.
Albert French’s memoir Patches of Fire depicts his Vietnam War experiences as a Marine infantry man and was named a New York Times Notable Book in 1997. The author of four novels, French’s most recent, Cinder, was published in the UK in 2007.
Anthony Swofford is the author of the novel Exit A and the memoir Jarhead, which won the PEN Art of the Memoir award and was adapted into a Sam Mendes-directed film in 2005. His writing has appeared in Harper’s, Washington Post Book World, Bookforum, and The Telegraph Magazine. He is currently at work on a novel set in New York City.
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