Soldier’s Joy by Tobias Wolff audiobook

Soldier’s Joy

By Tobias Wolff
Read by Anthony Heald

Blackstone Publishing
0.66 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781482952025

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A powerful tale of life after war by short-story masterTobias Wolff Hooper, a Vietnam veteran, finds himself at an army base inWashington State. His days are uneventful, filled with mundane duties, emptyconversations, and the occasional jaunt with a married woman. A phone call in the middle of the night breaks Hooper’s predictableroutine. One of the guards at the communications center is threatening to killhimself—and says he’ll shoot the other guard if he interferes. Hooper goes totalk to the distressed soldier, a cook nicknamed “Porkchop” who’s disappointedby his life as an army man. As their talk reveals the struggle to readjust tolife after combat, the situation turns deadly, and the men must face theconsequences of their actions.

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A powerful tale of life after war by short-story masterTobias Wolff

Hooper, a Vietnam veteran, finds himself at an army base inWashington State. His days are uneventful, filled with mundane duties, emptyconversations, and the occasional jaunt with a married woman.

A phone call in the middle of the night breaks Hooper’s predictableroutine. One of the guards at the communications center is threatening to killhimself—and says he’ll shoot the other guard if he interferes. Hooper goes totalk to the distressed soldier, a cook nicknamed “Porkchop” who’s disappointedby his life as an army man. As their talk reveals the struggle to readjust tolife after combat, the situation turns deadly, and the men must face theconsequences of their actions.

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Author Bio: Tobias Wolff

Author Bio: Tobias Wolff

Tobias Wolff is the author of several previous books and the editor of a growing list of anthologies. He has received numerous awards, among them the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in the art of the short story. He lives in Northern California and teaches English and creative writing at Stanford University.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.66
Audience: Adult
Language: English