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War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning
War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning
Author: Chris Hedges
ISBN-13: 9781400034635
ISBN-10: 1400034639
Publication Date: 6/10/2003
Pages: 224
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
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This is one of the best books I have ever read and easily the best book I have read this year.
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insightful
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This book is ok and the author makes a few interesting points about the addiction of war by individuals and society, but I felt that his stories and ideas could have been better organized. Also, he relies heavily on recollections from his time in Bosnia and Kosovo and as a result I felt like there was a lot of repetition of points and example stories between the chapters. I was expecting a more comprehensive look at war, but I was disappointed and was left feeling like there is no hope for humanity to ever break the cycle of constant war - in which case, why even bother reading this book?
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Very thoughtful prose from a war correspondent.
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An excellent book on the motives of war written by a foreign war correspondent. A bit depressing, of course, but very educational. Powerful and terrible eyewitness accounts.