Friday, February 17, 2012

Battle fatigue; War is not an option

By: Mark Kurlansky
Genre: War- or not
Location: Fiction KUR

Pacifism - why should you go to war, simply because you turn 18. Especially if it is the Vietnam War and you don't believe in it. But what if your family does? Joel Bloom is in this predicament- his only out is to cross the border to Canada and become a "draft dodger". But can he turn his back on everything his was bought up to believe, does he have the guts to be his own man.
I know if this was my son- I would be doing all I could to help him over the border to Canada, but what if your family forever would disown you if your did? This is Joel's problem- find out how he solves it.....

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