The Forever War 1

Author : Joe Haldeman
ISBN : 9781785861802
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A stunning adaptation of the Hugo Award-winning novel. A story of humanity, frailty and the horrors of war. William Mandella, a young physics student has been conscripted into the United Nations Exploratory Force. As a member of an elite task force, he and his comrades are to be sent into the depths of space to battle the alien race that has recently attacked the ships of human columnists. William is witness to the harshest realities of war as training for the mission begins, and he sees that humans have taken on a fight for which they are in no way ready… p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px}
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The Forever War

Author : Dexter Filkins
ISBN : 9780307279446
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Provides a firsthand account of the battle against Islamic fundamentalism, from the rise of the Taliban in the 1990s, to the terrorist attacks of 9/11, to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, offering a study of the people involved from all sides of the conflict.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Spiral

Author : Mark Danner
ISBN : 9781476747774
Genre : History
File Size : 50.59 MB
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"Trapped in a forever war by 9/11, in Spiral Mark Danner describes a nation that has been altered in fundamental ways. President Bush declared a war of choice and without an exit plan, and President Obama has proven unable to take the country off what he has called its "permanent war footing." The War on Terror has led to fourteen years of armed conflict, the longest war in America's history. Al Qaeda, the organization that attacked us on 9/11, has been "decimated" (the word is Obama's) but replaced by multiple jihadist and terror organizations, including the most notorious--ISIS. Spiral is what we can call a perpetual and continuously widening war that has put the country in a "state of exception." Bush's promise that we have "taken the gloves off" and Obama's inability to define an end game have had a profound effect on us even though the actual combat is fought by a tiny percentage of our citizens. In the name of security, some of our accustomed rights and freedoms are circumscribed. Guantanamo, indefinite detention, drone warfare, enhanced interrogation, torture, and warrantless wiretapping are all words that have become familiar and tolerated. And yet the war goes badly as the Middle East drowns in civil wars and the Caliphate expands and brutalized populations flee and seek asylum in Europe. In defining the War on Terror as boundless, apocalyptic, and unceasing, we have, Danner concludes, "let it define us as ideological crusaders caught in an endless war.""--
Category: History

The Forever War 1

Author : Joe W. Haldeman
ISBN : UOM:49015001134155
Genre : Fiction
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Private William Mandella is a hero in spite of himself--a reluctant conscript drafted into an elite military unit. He never wanted to go to war, but the leaders on Earth have drawn a line in the interstellar sand--despite the fact that their fierce alien enemy is unknowable, unconquerable, and very far away.
Category: Fiction

Forever Peace

Author : Joe Haldeman
ISBN : 9780575111455
Genre : Fiction
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In the year 2043, the Ngumi War rages. Limited nuclear strikes have been used on Atlanta and two enemy cities, but the war goes on, fought by 'soldierboys' - indestructible war machines operated by remote control by soldiers hundreds of miles away. Julian Class is one of these soldiers, and for him war is truly hell. The psychological strain of being jacked-in to his soldierboy - and the genocidal results - are becoming too much to bear. Now he and his companion, Dr Amelia Harding, have made a terrifying scientific discovery, which could literally take the universe back to square one. Except that for Julian, the discovery isn't so much terrifying as tempting... Winner of the Hugo Award for best novel, 1998 Winner of the Nebula Award for best novel, 1998 Winner of the John W. Campbell Award for best novel, 1998
Category: Fiction

The Forever War Series

Author : Joe Haldeman
ISBN : 9781504048576
Genre : Fiction
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The Hugo and Nebula Award winner that William Gibson called the “best science-fiction war novel ever written” and its sequel—plus a powerful story that links the two. This collection brings together Joe Haldeman’s widely acclaimed military science fiction classic, The Forever War; a novelette featuring hero William Mandella’s life partner, Marygay Potter; and the epic concluding novel to the saga. The Forever War: Conscripted into service for the United Nations Exploratory Force, Pvt. William Mandella fights for Earth light years away against an alien enemy. After surviving a harrowing two years of combat, Private Mandella and his fellow soldiers return home only to discover decades have passed due to the time dilation caused by space travel. Society has evolved into a civilization beyond the veterans’ comprehension, offering them no place to go but back into the military and a never-ending cycle of interstellar conflict that occurs over months while Earth ages centuries. “A Separate War”: Marygay Potter, reassigned and separated from her lover, William Mandella, continues fighting in military engagements across the stars—all the while planning how she and Mandella can reunite despite the time and space between them. Forever Free: Human beings have become a single hive-mind. Unwilling to sacrifice his individuality, William Mandella has joined other war veterans in exile on the half-frozen world known as Middle Finger, hoping to live in peace with Marygay and their children. But Humanity needs the genes of veterans to continue their evolution, forcing Mandella and his family to escape on an odyssey that will alter their lives forever.
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The Road Ahead Fiction From The Forever War

Author : Adrian Bonenberger
ISBN : 9781681773728
Genre : Fiction
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A decade has passed since boots first hit the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet the war has not ended—only changed. Twenty-five diverse veteran voices reflect the changing face of combat and reflect the haunting realities and truths only fiction can reveal. These masterfully crafted stories from writers who have served reflect the entire breadth of human emotion—loss, anger, joy, love, fear, and courage—and the evolving nature of what has become America’s “Forever War.” From debut writers to experienced contributors whose work has been featured in the New York Times, the Atlantic, and the New Yorker, this exceptional collection promises to be the definitive fictional look at the aftereffects of the Iraq and Afghan Wars, and will resonate with the reader long after the final page. Including stories by: Elliot Ackerman, Benjamin Busch, Brandon Caro, Maurice Decaul, Teresa Fazio, Thomas Gibbons Neff, Aaron Gwyn, Alex Horton, Matt Robinson, Kristen L. Rouse, Chris Wolfe, Kayla M. Williams, Brandon Willitts, and many others.
Category: Fiction

The Forever War Complete Collection

Author : Joe Haldeman
ISBN : 9781785861864
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
File Size : 79.10 MB
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A stunning adaptaion of the Hugo Award-winning novel. A story of humanity, fraility, and the horrors of war. William Mandella, a young physics student, has been conscripted into the United Nations Exploratory Force. As a member of an elite task force, he and his comrades are to be sent into the depths of space to battle the alien race that has recently attacked the ships of human colonists. Mandella is witness to the harshest realities of war as training for the mission begins, and he sees that humans have taken on a fight for which they are in no way ready… Includes The Forever War #1-6 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px}
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The Forever War 3

Author : Joe Haldeman
ISBN : 9781785861826
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
File Size : 46.35 MB
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Still reeling from the massacre on Aleph, the survivors are speeding across space, pursued by a Tauran cruiser. Mandella, shaken but not driven insane by the events he witnessed on the planet, is still pondering the machinations of an army that would choose to embed such terrifying conditioning in its soldiers. But his time among the stars is coming to an end. If he can just make it to the Stargate, his tour will be over and he can return to life as a civilian on Earth… at least, that’s what he hopes. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri; min-height: 14.0px}
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Forever Free

Author : Joe Haldeman
ISBN : 9780575111462
Genre : Fiction
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William Mandela is a genetic throwback, one of the small group of humans who fought and survived the Forever War. They returned to find humanity has evolved into a group mind called Man. Surrounded by a society that is too autocratic and intrusive, living a dull existence which cannot compare to the certainties of combat and feeling increasingly alienated, the veterans plan an escape to the future by means of space travel and relativity. But when their ship starts to fail, their journey becomes a search for the Unknown, the elusive entity responsible.
Category: Fiction