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One Bullet Away is the story of a young man who comes of age as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. This autobiographical account takes the reader and author from the Dartmouth college campus to the rigoruous training fields of Quantico and Camp Lejune to prepare for combat in Iraq and Afhganistan as a leader of Recon Marines the elite of the elite. Fick describes in great detail how he matured along with his Marines and the conditions they endure. He tells what motivates people to become Marines. Fick left the Marine Corps as a Captain.
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Plot & Themes

War/Cloak & Dagger story?    -   Led as soldier War/Spying    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+ Which war?    -   Iraq/Persian Gulf II

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American


Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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