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New York Journal of Books Reviews "Dust to Dust: A Memoir" by Benjamin Busch
New York Journal of Books reviewer Vinton Rafe McCabe writes, "No other writer has moved me as much as Benjamin Busch has in writing about war. No other writer has created such a moment of grace . . ."
Mr. McCabe also praises Benjamin Busch's work, "Truth to be told, there has never been another book like Dust to Dust. No other book carries the full freight of combat including two tours of duty in Iraq: one in which the young soldier feels invincible, the second in which he feels a fearful certainty that he will die. These experiences are spotlighted so that we can see not only the whites of their eyes, but the spit, sweat, and blood—and places the war within the context of the whole of life, as if combat were completely akin to a football injury, or the first day spent on a movie set, or a night filled with coyote howls. The soldier here is another Cincinnatus, his nation’s need for him finished, returning to his plow"
To read the full review of "Dust to Dust: A Memoir" by Benjamin Busch visit http://www.nyjournalofbooks.com/
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