The Long Road Home

The Long Road Home

A Story of War and Family

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Penguin Putnam

ABC News’ Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz shares remarkable tales of heroism, hope, and heartbreak in her account of “Black Sunday”—a battle during one of the deadliest periods of the Iraq war. 

The First Cavalry Division came under surprise attack in Sadr City on Sunday, April 4, 2004. More than seven thousand miles away, their families awaited the news for forty-eight hellish hours—expecting the worst. In this powerful, unflinching account, Martha Raddatz takes readers from the streets of Baghdad to the home front and tells the story of that horrific day through the eyes of the courageous American men and women who lived it.

“A masterpiece of literary nonfiction that rivals any war-related classic that has preceded it.”—The Washington Post

Baker & Taylor
Documents the two-day firefight in Sadr City that began the Iraqi insurgency, during which eight 1st Cavalry Division soldiers were killed and numerous others wounded, an engagement that was vigilantly monitored by their loved ones back home.

Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2017
Edition: Berkley trade paperback editon, TV tie-in edition
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780451490797
Branch Call Number: 956.70443 R116L
Characteristics: 338 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm


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