An Angel from Hell: Real Life on the Front Lines

An Angel from Hell: Real Life on the Front Lines

by Ryan A. Conklin

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Overview

With new material- the gripping war memoir by a young veteran and cast member of The Real World: Brooklyn.

With new material about Ryan Conklin's second tour in Iraq, An Angel from Hell is a gritty, blunt, sometimes laugh-out-loud Iraq war memoir from the grunt's perspective. This is an edgy, candid report from the front lines and a captivating coming-of-age story by a young veteran and former cast member of The Real World: Brooklyn. With stunning candor and wisdom beyond his years, Ryan Conklin gives voice to a complex and life-changing experience for his generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425239094
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/05/2011
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 813,840
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ryan A. Conklin is a US Army veteran, former reality-show star, author, and lecturer. He was born in Michigan and grew up in Gettsyburg, Pennsylvania. He joined the US Army after the events of 9/11, and spent more than three years as an infantryman in the 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans), part of the 101st Airborne Division. In 2009, he became a cast member of the MTV reality series The Real World: Brooklyn, during which he was recalled to active duty in Iraq and eventually promoted to the rank of seargent. He chronicled his military service in his 2010 memoir, An Angel from Hell—which detailed his first deployment from 2003–2006—and again in the 2009 documentary The Real World Presents: Return to Duty, which portrayed his second tour of duty. When not traveling across the country as a speaker to college students, he lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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