WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE FRANK O'CONNOR PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE WARWICK PRIZE How do you comfort a man who has just lost his best friend? How does it feel to see fear in your wife's eyes? How does it feel to come home? REDEPLOYMENT takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned.
Redeployment is a quick but powerful and, for me, painful set of stories about the experience of ordinary soldiers in Iraq BARACK OBAMA
Phil Klay is a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He served in Iraq during the surge and subsequently received an MFA from Hunter College. His work has featured in the New York Times, Tin House and Granta. Redeployment is his first book and was a National Book Award Finalist and New York Times Best Seller and was shortlisted for the Frank O'Connor Prize 2014.