Anthony Swofford served in a US Marine Corps Surveillance and Target Acquisition/Scout-Sniper platoon during the Gulf War. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, Men's Journal, and The Iowa Review. In Jarhead, a New York Times best-seller, he offers a devastating account of the war from the viewpoint of one who experienced it firsthand and lived to tell his story - in all its horror.
'An unflinching portrayal of the loneliness and brutality of modern warfare.' PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY