The Ice Beneath You
This great first novel is a profound statement about the humanity within the
modern soldier, friendships, and the many strange detours life holds in
store for a young man without a plan. It is the story of 23-year old
Benjamin Jones, a soldier finishing up a harrowing tour of duty during the
1993 war in Somalia in one of the few remaining U.S. Army gunboat units.
Bauman tells his story through often nonsequential passages that delve deep
into the ...