2013. Paperback. A moving reflection on war by Chris Ryan, bestselling author of Strike Back and of the Code Breaker and Alpha Force series for children. Series: Edge: A Rivets Short Story. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 4KHJ; 4KHN; 5AK; YFB; YFP. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 129 x 200 x 5. Weight in Grams: 72. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Did you ever think that a dog could save someone's life? I'm living proof that it can happen. My name's Jamie, and I want to tell you about something that happened to me last summer. You were probably on your school holidays. I was in Afghanistan, fighting the Taliban. I lost my leg doing it. But I can live with that. Because if it wasn't for a brave sniffer dog and his handler, I'd have lost a whole lot more...Told through the eyes of Jamie, an amputee veteran, WAR DOG is the story of Lance Corporal Sam Maguire, part of a bomb disposal squad in Afghanistan, and the springer spaniel sniffer dog Charlie who becomes his best friend. Chris Ryan fans: This title is a standalone short story published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children and young adults reading with confidence. EDGE - for books you can't put down.
About the Author: Chris Ryan was born in 1961 in a village near Newcastle. In 1984 he joined the SAS. During his ten years in the Regiment, he was involved in overt and covert operations and was also Sniper team commander of the anti-terrorist team. During the Gulf War, Chris was the only member of an eight-man team to escape from Iraq, of which three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the longest escape and evasion in the history of the SAS. For this he was awarded the Military Medal. During Ryan's last two years in the Regiment he selected and trained potential SAS recruits, he left the SAS in 1994. His work in security takes him around the world. He has also appeared in a number of TV programmes, including HUNTING CHRIS RYAN, PUSHED TO THE LIMIT (Toughest Families) and TERROR ALERT (Sky TV, 2004).
Title: War Dog (Edge: A Rivets Short Story)
Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd
Publication Date: 2013
Book Condition: New
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