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Behind the Lines

Behind the Lines

Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters---and One Man's Search to Find Them

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From the editor of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller War Letters comes an even more powerful, more revealing collection of rare and previously-unpublished letters from every major war in American history -- all discovered during Andrew Carroll's extraordinary three-year journey throughout the U.S. and to thirty-five countries around the world."
  • Scribner | 
  • 512 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743284585 | 
  • May 2005
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BEHIND THE LINES:
Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters -- and One Man's Search to Find Them

by Andrew Carroll
"The Mission ContinuesŠ" Tour
Andrew Carroll is embarking on a 50-state book tour to talk about Behind the Lines and his larger mission to seek out and preserve war letters and e-mails for posterity. Please visit Carroll's website, www.WarLetters.com, for more information about his national tour and to see if he is coming to a city near you. If so, we encourage you to bring your book club to the event, as Carroll would very much like to meet your group, offer insights into Behind the Lines, and share stories (and travel tips) from his journey to 35 countries around the world in search of the extraordinary letters he selected for the book.
"Behind the Lines" Discussion Questions:
1. Andrew Carroll's last book, War Letters, features wartime correspondence only by Americans, while Behind the Lines includes letters by both US and foreign troops and civilians. In the introduction to the new book, Carroll says that American veterans encouraged him to seek out foreign war letters. Does it surprise you that they asked him to do this? Why do you think these veterans wanted him to include letters by soldiers and civilians from other countries who have fought either with or against the United States?
2. Behind the Lines begins with a first-person account of C see more

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Andrew Carroll is the editor of three New York Times bestsellers, including Letters of a Nation and War Letters. Visit www.warletters.com.

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