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The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

Eric Greitens
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780547424859 (hbk.), 054742485X (hbk.)
Summary
The author describes how, after working as a humanitarian around the world, he realized that he could do nothing to stop violence or prevent people from becoming refugees and soon joined the elite Navy SEALs, where he drew on his humanitarian training as he battled injustice.
Contents
  • Pt. 1. Mind and fist. Iraq ; China ; Boxing
  • pt. 2. Heart and mind. Bosnia ; Rwanda ; Bolivia ; Oxford
  • pt. 3. Heart and fist. Officer candidate school ; Seal training ; Hell week ; Advanced combat training ; Afghanistan ; Southeast Asia ; Kenya ; Iraq ; The mission continues.
Description
309 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Map on lining papers.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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