Posts Tagged ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’

John Krakauer's Where Men Win Glory

July 28th, 2010

Jon Krakauer’s Where Men Win Glory tells the odyssey of Pat Tillman. A stunning account of a remarkable young man’s heroic life and death, from the bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven.

Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of post-9/11 patriotism. When he was killed in Afghanistan two years later, a legend was born. But the real Pat Tillman was much more remarkable, and considerably more complicated than the public knew…

“Gripping, heartbreaking reading.”
The Christian Science Monitor

“Krakauer is a masterly writer and reporter.”
The New York Times Book Review

Click here for an excerpt.

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