Empty Casing: A Soldier's Memoir of Sarajevo Under Siege

Empty Casing: A Soldier's Memoir of Sarajevo Under Siege


By (author) Fred Doucette, Foreword by LT Romeo Dallaire

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  • Publisher: DOUGLAS & MCINTYRE
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 23mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 25 August 2009
  • ISBN 10: 1553654498
  • ISBN 13: 9781553654490
  • Sales rank: 1,109,007

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"This book is of enduring value...It is an encouraging testimony of one soldier's battle and gives invaluable hope and encouragement to other injured soldiers and their loved ones." General Rome Dallaire, from his forewordHere is the riveting account of one Canadian soldier's gut-wrenching experiences in the Bosnian war of the 19909-and of his struggle to come to terms with life afterwards."This is a soldier's story told from the inside, passionate, riveting and extremely necessary---it is written with anger, compassion and first-hand knowledge and should be read with humility." David Adams Richards, Giller Prize-winning novelistFred Doucette served in the Canadian armed forces from the late 1960s until 2002, when he was medically released due to post-traumatic stress disorder. He now works with the Department of National Defence's Operational Stress Injury Social Support Program. He lives in Lincoln, New Brunswick

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