Tales of War and Redemption

“The violence I have seen has left me feeling hollowed out, unable to gild all the agony with some beautiful meaning.”

Author: Phil Klay
Published: Dec 4, 2017
Length: 20 minutes (5,228 words)

After Action Report

This week’s Longreads Member Pick is from Redeployment, a collection of short stories by Phil Klay, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq’s Anbar Province from January 2007 to February 2008 as a Public Affairs Officer.

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Author: Phil Klay
Published: Mar 11, 2014
Length: 23 minutes (5,940 words)