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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York, USA .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24286917M
ISBN 109780385528405
OCLC/WorldCa464663563

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer starting at $ Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman has 8 available editions to buy at Half Price Books 5/5(4). Where Men Win Glory The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. Krakauer (Into the Wild) chronicles the riveting, tragic story of former NFL player Pat Tillman, who /5(7).

  " Where Men Win Glory, Jon Krakauer's narrative of pro football player Pat Tillman's "odyssey," as he calls it, from the playing field to the battlefield, is nuanced, thorough, and chilling [He] is up to the task of telling this brave man's story Krakauer's tone is somber and judicious as he reports this ludicrous hijacking of the truth and its shameful cover-up, but the anger behind it charges every word. “The fallen man at the heart of Where Men Win Glory quickly emerges as a classic Krakauer character. A charismatic athlete possessed of an insatiably curious mind, Tillman spurned the riches of life to pursue old-fashioned notions of honor and sacrifice. He’s Into the Wild’s Chris McCandless gone to war.” —Outside Magazine.

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer avg. rating Ratings The bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven delivers a stunning, eloquent account of a remarkable young man’s haunting journey.   Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman Submitted by Sarah D. Bunting on March 3, – AM 13 Comments I’ve read Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild and Into Thin Air several times each, and I ripped through Under the Banner of Heaven in a day and a half; his prose is among the most effective in the business.


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“The fallen man at the heart of Where Men Win Glory quickly emerges as a classic Krakauer character. A charismatic athlete possessed of an insatiably curious mind, Tillman spurned the riches of life to pursue old-fashioned notions of honor and sacrifice.

He’s Into the Wild ’s Chris McCandless gone to war.”Cited by:   This book — Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman — was published in several years after Tillman’s death by friendly fire in It was published with the cooperation of Tillman’s wife Marie and it is a tear-j John Krakauer has published six book-length works of non-fiction/5(K).

The story is incredibly engaging about war, politics, the media and most importantly, a man and his family for in the end, family is Where Men Win Glory, not in the barren hills of a country on the other side of the world fighting a war against an abstract noun.

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He’s Into the Wild ’s Chris McCandless gone to war.”/5(). “The fallen man at the heart of Where Men Win Glory quickly emerges as a classic Krakauer character. A charismatic athlete possessed of an insatiably curious mind, Tillman spurned the riches of life to pursue old-fashioned notions of honor and : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Krakauer (Into the Wild) chronicles the riveting, tragic story of former NFL player Pat Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan inhighlighting his remarkable character and personality while closely examining the murky, heartb The book, Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman [Bulk, Wholesale, Quantity] ISBN# in Paperback by Krakauer, Jon.

Free download or read online Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in September 15thand was written by Jon Krakauer. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format/5.

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Software. An illustration of two photographs. Where men win glory: the odyssey of Pat Tillman by Pages:   The best-selling author Jon Krakauer has now told the full story in “Where Men Win Glory.” The combination of Krakauer and Tillman seems hard to resist: Krakauer is a Author: Dexter Filkins.

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, a book written by Jon Krakauer, is a biography of Pat Tillman, an American football player who left his professional career and enlisted in the United States Army after the September 11 attacks.

He subsequently was killed in in the US war in : Jon Krakauer. This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of post-9/11 patriotism.

When he was killed in Afghanistan two years later, a legend was born. But the real Pat Tillman was much more remarkable, and considerably 4/5(67). “The fallen man at the heart of Where Men Win Glory quickly emerges as a classic Krakauer character.

A charismatic athlete possessed of an insatiably curious mind, Tillman spurned the riches of life to pursue old-fashioned notions of honor and sacrifice. He’s Into the Wild ’s Chris McCandless gone to war.”5/5(3). For your reference, we provided these Where Men Win Glory The Odyssey of Pat Tillman quotes with page numbers using the following version of the book: Where Men Win Glory The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, Random House LLC, ( pages).

“The fallen man at the heart of Where Men Win Glory quickly emerges as a classic Krakauer character. A charismatic athlete possessed of an insatiably curious mind, Tillman spurned the riches of life to pursue old-fashioned notions of honor and sacrifice. He’s Into the Wild ’s Chris McCandless gone to war.”.

In Where Men Win Glory, Jon Krakauer draws on Tillman's journals and letters, interviews with his wife and friends, conversations with the soldiers who served alongside him, and extensive research on the ground in Afghanistan to render an intricate mosaic of this driven, complex, and uncommonly compelling figure, as well as the definitive account of the events and actions that led to his death/5().

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman (Paperback) For This Book Staff Pick. By Jon Krakauer. Jon Krakauer is the author of eight books and has received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

According to the award citation, "Krakauer combines the tenacity and courage of the finest. ‘Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman’ by Jon Krakauer Tillman in (Associated Press) By Dan Neil Krakauer’s book, which must be counted as the definitive version of.

"On one level, Jon Krakauer's Where Men Win Glory represents a detailed look at the tragic tale of Pat Tillman, the football star who quit the NFL to enlist in the Army and was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan.

But Krakauer's book is also an exhaustive examination of America's political and military involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq. Irrepressible individualist and iconoclast Pat Tillman walked away from his $ million NFL contract in May to enlist in the United States Army.

Deeply troubled by 9/11, he felt a strong moral obligation to join the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban. Two years later, he died on a desolate hillside in Afghanistan. Though obvious to most on the scene that a ranger in Tillman's own 4/5(59). book will place you right there with Tillman as he experiences the events that have immortalized him.

The term “hero” is thrown around far too often these days, but after reading WHERE MEN WIN GLORY, it is clear that Pat Tillman was one of the few individuals in recent memory who is. To research his new book, “Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman,” he embedded himself twice with the military in Afghanistan.

He claims not to .In Where Men Win Glory, Jon Krakauer draws on Tillman's journals and letters, interviews with his wife and friends, conversations with the soldiers who served alongside him, and extensive research on the ground in Afghanistan to render an intricate mosaic of this driven, complex, and uncommonly compelling figure as well as the definitive /5(47).Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman is a book by writer and journalist Jon Krakauer.

It details the true story of Pat Tillman, an American football player who left his sports career to enlist in the army after the terrorist attacks of Septem