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Parris Island: A Woman's Memoir of Marine Corps Boot Camp Book Review Summary

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Parris Island. The mere mention of this Marine Corps training ground strikes fear and awe in the many men and women who dared to venture there in the hope of becoming Marines. For those who survive, Parris Island tears them down as people and rebuilds them up as group over a thirteen-week training regiment considered by many to be the most difficult military training in the world.

It is extremely difficult for men to make it through and it is no easier for the women. Under the relentless eyes of four women drill instructors, women recruits are challenged by a dizzying array of obstacles tearing down every inhibition and self-doubt. Every dread is exploited and every fear is confronted. For these women who survive the thirteen weeks, they become minorities in a minority, an elite group of women encompassing 5% of the population of "a few good men."
The review of this Book prepared by Lisa Cordeiro








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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   soldier, infantry Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   fort/military installation Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   in awe    -   like laughing How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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