|Plot Summary of One Bullet Away|
|"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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|Review Analysis of One Bullet Away|
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War/Cloak & Dagger story?
- Led as soldier
Period of greatest activity?
- Iraq/Persian Gulf II
Subject of Biography
- navy soldier
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other people
- very athletic
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Lot of foul language?
Commentary on society?
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 16-Adult
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 26-50% of book
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