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Elizabeth D. Samet

Elizabeth D. Samet
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Elizabeth D. Samet is the author of No Man's Land: Preparing for War and Peace in Post-9/11 America; Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest and was named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2007 by The New York Times; and Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in America, 1776–1898. Samet is the editor of Leadership: Essential Writings by Our Greatest Thinkers and The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Grant and the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, she was also awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to support the research and writing of Looking for the Good War. She is a professor of English at West Point.

Elizabeth D. Samet

Looking for the Good War

Looking for the Good War

Elizabeth D. Samet
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A wide-ranging work of cultural history and criticism that reexamines the impact of post–World War II myths of the “good war"

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No Man's Land

Elizabeth D. Samet
Picador
Picador

As the post-9/11 wars wind down, a literature professor at West Point explores what it means for soldiers, and our country, to be caught between war and peace.

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Soldier's Heart

Elizabeth D. Samet
Picador
Picador

Includes a New Afterword by the Author

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
A USA Today Best Book...

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