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Wynne"s war

Aaron Gwyn

Wynne"s war

by Aaron Gwyn

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afghan War, 2001-,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAaron Gwyn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3607.W96 W98 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination244 pages
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27157969M
    ISBN 100544230272
    ISBN 109780544230279
    LC Control Number2013048434
    OCLC/WorldCa858358600

    Wynne’s War, a new novel by UNC Charlotte author Aaron Gwyn, has drawn attention from readers and critics, who are calling it a “beautifully written story of men, war and madness,” a great adventure story and a work of narrative alchemy.. Barnes & Noble named the book one of its “Summer Discover Great New Writers Selections,” and Scott Simon interviewed Wynn on NPR’s Weekend. Wynne's War (eBook): Gwyn, Aaron: "An elite platoon of Special Forces soldiers infiltrates a forbidding Afghan war zone on horseback in search of vast treasure .

    Get this from a library! Wynne's war: a novel. [Aaron Gwyn; Michael Kramer, (Narrator); Blackstone Audio, Inc.,] -- Corporal Elijah Russell's superb horsemanship leads to his being assigned to an elite unit preparing to stage a secret mission. His task is to train the Green Berets, fiercely loyal to their. The Wynnes; a genealogical summary of the ancestry of the Welsh Wynnes, who emigrated to Pennsylvania with William Penn by Deem, Thomas B. Publication date book is a photocopy with copy lines and faint copies of photo's, many page numbers skipped in copying. Addeddate Call number

    Sam Sacks reviews "Wynne's War" by Aaron Gwyn. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.   Wynne's War is part western, part war novel. NPR's Scott Simon talks with author Aaron Gwyn about the book that follows a U.S. Special Forces unit on horseback through Afghanistan.


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Wynne's War is a deep and beautifully written story of men, war, and madness, told by a young American master. A page-turner of poetic and savage grace, of our time but transcending it, this novel takes its rightful place among the great American literature of war.

Nic Pizzolatto, author of Galveston, creator of HBO s True DetectiveReviews:   “Wynne's War is a deep and beautifully written story of men, war, and madness, told by a young American master.

A page-turner of poetic and savage grace, of our time but transcending it, this novel takes its rightful place among the great American literature of war.” — Nic Pizzolatto, author of Galveston, creator of HBO's True DetectiveAuthor: Aaron Gwyn.

a very good account of the war in Afganistan, particularly since it involves a very forgotten metnod of reaching into areas by using horses that modern technology tends to overlook. Capt. Wynne is particularly an understandable character with his commitment to getting into Pakistan to /5(71). Wynne's War is a war story and a western with a bit of A Few Good Men thrown in as well.

It starts out in Iraq where Army Ranger Elijah Russell is filmed rescuing a horse during a firefight and becomes a YouTube sensation. Russell and his buddy are taken out /5. Wynne is particularly an understandable character with his commitment to getting into Pakistan to carry the battle to the Taliban.

The hero is also very recognizable with his commitment to a buddy and surviving a horrible war. 2 people found this helpful/5(71). “Wynne's War is a deep and beautifully written story of men, war, and madness, told by a young American master. A page-turner of poetic and savage grace, of our time but transcending it, this novel takes its rightful place among the great American literature of war.”/5(71).

This novel about the war in Afghanistan is beautifully written and brutally realistic. A group of soldiers train for a mission using houses so they can approac the enemy quietly.

Combining the imagery of the horses - almost like reading a Western novel - with the imagery of high tech warfare creates an unsettling dissonance/5(71). - Philipp Meyer, author of The Son "Wynne's War is a deep and beautifully written story of men, war, and madness, told by a young American master.

A page-turner of poetic and savage grace, of our time but transcending it, this novel takes its rightful place among the great American literature of war.". Wynne's War is a deep and beautifully written story of men, war, and madness, told by a young American master.

A page-turner of poetic and savage grace, of our time but transcending it, this novel takes its rightful place among the great American literature of war.

Nic Pizzolatto, author of Galveston, creator of HBO s True Detective/5(). Wynne's War is a great adventure story, impeccably researched, masterfully plotted, with chapters that blur by like a hail of bullets." - Benjamin Percy, author of Red Moon "Wynne's War combines two of America's great literary genres, the Western and the war story, brilliantly.

This taut, elegant, beautiful novel takes us straight to the tension at the heart of combat decision-making: mission or men.". His cleverest touch is to transplant the vintage conventions of the Western into his battle pieces 'Wynne's War' evokes John Ford’s 'The Searchers,' and the same ambiguities that surround John Wayne’s ruthlessly single-minded Ethan Edwards come to define Wynne." --The Wall Street Journal.

Based on the author’s extensive interviews with Green Berets, Army Rangers, and other veterans, this taut page-turner brilliantly fuses the war novel and the Western into a compellingly original tale.

Wynne's War. by Aaron Gwyn. There’s a lot to be said about writing books where a lot of the main characters are horses. Horses are noble, steadfast and honest.

A horse generally has a definable character arc and isn’t going to complicate any subplots. And, best of all, if your main character has a dramatic monologue to give, a horse isn’t going to even dream of interrupting her.

It is a strangely off-kilter introduction to a fine novel, for though horses play a part in the story, it is not their nature but a man's that war reveals here. "Wynne's War" by Aaron Gwyn is a Author: Katherine A.

Powers. Aaron Gwyn has written a novel about modern man at war on horses. He calls it a mideastern. "Wynne's War" is the story of a U.S. Army Ranger. Wynne's War is a great adventure story, impeccably researched, masterfully plotted, with chapters that blur by like a hail of bullets.

An elite platoon of Special Forces soldiers infiltrates aforbidding Afghan war zone on horseback in search of vast treasure in thislyrical, thrilling blend of military fiction and Western.

When Corporal Elijah Russell's superb horsemanship isrevealed during a firefight in northern Iraq, the young Army Ranger is assignedto an elite Special Forces unit preparing to stage a secret mission.

Wynne's war. [Aaron Gwyn] -- "An elite platoon of Special Forces soldiers infiltrates a forbidding Afghan war zone on horseback in search of vast treasure in this. Check out this great listen on An elite platoon of Special Forces soldiers infiltrates a forbidding Afghan war zone on horseback in search of vast treasure in this lyrical, thrilling blend of military fiction and Western.

When Corporal Elijah Russell's superb horsemanship is revealed. Wynne's War (Book): Gwyn, Aaron: "An elite platoon of Special Forces soldiers infiltrates a forbidding Afghan war zone on horseback in search of vast treasure.

Wynnes War Author. Narrator. Unabridged. Format. Publisher. Published. Genre. An elite platoon of Special Forces soldiers infiltrates a forbidding Afghan war zone on horseback in search of Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Wynne’s War, a new novel by UNC Charlotte author Aaron Gwyn, has drawn attention from readers and critics, who are calling it a “beautifully written story of men, war and madness,” a great adventure story and a work of narrative alchemy.

Barnes & Noble named the book one of its “Summer Discover Great New Writers Selections,” and Scott Simon interviewed Wynn on NPR’s Weekend.Wynne’s War is a novel about horses, the relationship between horses and man, and about men and horses at war.

It explores the question of when orders should be followed, especially by someone who might not believe in the mission or trust the person issuing the orders.