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The Resource Murphy's law : my journey from Army Ranger and Green Beret to investigative journalist, Jack Murphy

Murphy's law : my journey from Army Ranger and Green Beret to investigative journalist, Jack Murphy

Label
Murphy's law : my journey from Army Ranger and Green Beret to investigative journalist
Title
Murphy's law
Title remainder
my journey from Army Ranger and Green Beret to investigative journalist
Statement of responsibility
Jack Murphy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A heart-pounding military memoir from a former Army Ranger sniper and Special Operations weapon sergeant-turned-journalist about the incredible highs and devastating lows of his career
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murphy, Jack
Dewey number
  • 956.7044/34092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murphy, Jack
  • United States
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • War correspondents
  • Snipers
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
Target audience
general
Label
Murphy's law : my journey from Army Ranger and Green Beret to investigative journalist, Jack Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Part 1. No plan survives first contact with the enemy -- Friendly fire isn't -- Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong -- Ranger day and time sensitive targets -- If enough data is collected, a board of inquiry can prove anything -- Luck can't hold out against Murph -- For every action there is an equal and opposite criticism -- The wedding crashers -- Part 2. The fire pit -- Anything you do can get you killed, including doing nothing -- Covering conflict: Switzerland to Syria -- Flapping in the breeze -- Dark news -- Humvees and IEDs -- Another surreal journey: meeting President Assad in Damascus -- No matter which way you have to march, it is always uphill -- Controversy and upsets -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Threshold editions hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 271 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501191244
Lccn
2018046941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1060191115
Label
Murphy's law : my journey from Army Ranger and Green Beret to investigative journalist, Jack Murphy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Part 1. No plan survives first contact with the enemy -- Friendly fire isn't -- Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong -- Ranger day and time sensitive targets -- If enough data is collected, a board of inquiry can prove anything -- Luck can't hold out against Murph -- For every action there is an equal and opposite criticism -- The wedding crashers -- Part 2. The fire pit -- Anything you do can get you killed, including doing nothing -- Covering conflict: Switzerland to Syria -- Flapping in the breeze -- Dark news -- Humvees and IEDs -- Another surreal journey: meeting President Assad in Damascus -- No matter which way you have to march, it is always uphill -- Controversy and upsets -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Threshold editions hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 271 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501191244
Lccn
2018046941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1060191115

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