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The Skinback Fusiliers By Unknown Soldier
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This book – short, funny, bitter and uncompromising – retells the real experiences of three young men who join the army because they think it will deal them better hands than life has... More > offered so far. All perfectly intelligent, if short on education, they accept recruitment promises on pay, job training, and future prospects. Andy is white, Ashton is black, and Shahid is a Blackburn Asian. They do not expect that they will ever be friends. In fact they have to be – and close and vital allies. The novel charts, through a series of actions and events, their growing awareness of how deeply they have been conned, and the vanishing opportunities for doing anything about it. Far from being trained as heroes, they come to see themselves as cannon fodder, face savers, and sacrificial lambs. They are paid, pro rata, far less than the minimum wage, and charged for their accommodation and their food. Their prospects, among other things, are to leave the army as a pale pink vapour in the air, or go home in a body bag.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
Paperback: $13.32