By Patricia McCormick
While inner most Matt Duffy wakes up in a military clinic in Iraq, he's venerated with a crimson middle. yet he doesn't consider like a hero.
There's a reminiscence that haunts him: a picture of a tender Iraqi boy as a bullet hits his chest. Matt can't shake the sensation that he was once by some means interested by his demise. yet due to a head damage he sustained simply moments after the boy was once shot, Matt can't fairly positioned every part together.
Eventually Matt is shipped again into wrestle together with his squad—Justin, Wolf, and Charlene—the squaddies who've develop into his kin in the course of his time in Iraq. He simply desires to return to being the soldier he as soon as was once. yet he sees power threats in every single place and lives in worry of no longer with the ability to pull the set off whilst the time comes. In strive against there is not any black-and-white, and Matt quickly discovers that the concept of who's accountable is especially advanced indeed.
National ebook Award Finalist Patricia McCormick has written a visceral and compelling portrait of existence in a conflict quarter, the place loyalty is valued specially, and demise is terrifyingly usual.