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Swofford, Anthony

Overview
Works: 36 works in 157 publications in 13 languages and 8,499 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Drama  War films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Biography  Action and adventure films  Personal narratives  Screenplays 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Actor, Creator
Classifications: DS79.74, 956.7044245
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Exit A : a novel by Anthony Swofford( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harboring a secret love for a general's precocious daughter while coming of age at an Air Force base in 1989 Japan, young Severin Boxx is swept up in the motherless girl's subversive infatuation with the Japanese underground
Exit A by Anthony Swofford( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Severin Boxx is a straigh-laced football star on the American air base in Yokota, Japan. He falls fo rVirginia Kindwall, the half-Japanese daughter of his coach (who is also the base commander). Virginia is a wild child. She idolizes Faye Dunaway's Bonnie from "Bonnie and Clyde" and tries to enlist Severin in a life of crime. But when Virginia find trouble, Severin fears he will be separated from her forever
Jarhead by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford is a third-generation enlistee who goes from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty. He sports a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. He lives with no cover from the intolerable heat and the potential threat from Iraqi soldiers. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on the blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully fathom. Marine lifer, Sergeant Sykes, who is in charge of Swoff's scout and sniper platoon. Troy is Swoff's friend and mentor
Jarhead : kroniek van een Golfoorlogveteraan by Anthony Swofford( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jarhead follows 'Swoff' from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle through Middle East deserts with no cover from intolerable heat or from Iraqi soldiers. Swoff and his fellow Marines, who have been trained to kill, find themselves in a brutal situation, fighting a war they don't understand for a cause they don't fully grasp." [box cover note]
Jarhead : a Marine's chronicle of the Gulf War and other battles by Anthony Swofford( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tidligere amerikansk marinesoldat og skarpskytte under Operation Ørkenstorm i 1990/91 beretter om, hvordan det føles at nedslagte tusinder af irakere
Burning the little candle : an anthology of writing from the faculty & staff of American River College's creative writing program by Lois Ann Abraham( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jarhead movie tie-in : a marine's chronicle of the Gulf War and other battles by Anthony Swofford( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now a Major Motion Picture from Universal Pictures New York Times bestselling author Anthony Swofford weaves his experiences in war with vivid accounts of boot camp, reflections on the mythos of the marines, and remembrances of battles with lovers and family. When the U.S. Marines -- or "jarheads"--Were sent to Saudi Arabia in 1990 for the first Gulf War, Anthony Swofford was there. He lived in sand for six months, he was punished by boredom and fear, he considered suicide, pulled a gun on a fellow marine, and was targeted by both enemy and friendly fire. And as engagement with the Iraqis drew near, he was forced to consider what it means to be an American, a soldier, a son of a soldier, and a man
Jarhead : [a Marine's chronicle of the Gulf War and other battles] by Anthony Swofford( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the marines or "jarheads," as they call themselves were sent in 1990 to Saudi Arabia to fight the Iraqis, Swofford was there, with a hundred-pound pack on his shoulders and a sniper's rifle in his hands. It was one misery upon another. He lived in sand for six months, his girlfriend back home betrayed him for a scrawny hotel clerk, he was punished by boredom and fear, he considered suicide, he pulled a gun on one of his fellow marines, and he was shot at by both Iraqis and Americans. At the end of the war, Swofford hiked for miles through a landscape of incinerated Iraqi soldiers and later was nearly killed in a booby-trapped Iraqi bunker
Jarhead : Im Krieg - Erinnerungen eines US-Marines by Anthony Swofford( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jarhead (CD) : a Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and other Battles by Anthony Swofford( Book )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells his story of the Gulf War in 1990 where he served in Saudi Arabia and other areas of the Middle East
Jarhead( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and Hungarian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mariňák : vojákova kronika války v zálivu a dalších bitev by Anthony Swofford( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jāheddo 2 disc premium edition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jarhead : La fin de l'innocence by Sam Mendes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Été 1990, 1ère guerre du Golf. Anthony Swofford, tout juste 20 ans, est envoyé dans le désert saoudien. Son bataillon de Marines est parmi les premiers à se déployer dans l'immense étendue de sable. Pour ces jeunes déracinés, gavés d'images et de répliques guerrières, ivres de rock et de bière, commence alors la longue et dérisoire attente d'un ennemi fantôme
The kingdom. Jarhead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jarhead. Backdraft( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Swofford, "Jarhead"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Swofford reads from and discusses his book, "Jarhead: a Marine's chronicle of the Gulf War and other battles." He chronicles his journey as a young Marine from boot camp to the Saudi Arabian desert
Jarhead : im Krieg : Erinnerungen eines US-Marines( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hotels, hospitals, and jails : a memoir by Anthony Swofford( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this memoir, former US Marine, Anthony Swofford struggles to make sense of what his military service meant, and to decide what his life can and should become. Consumed by drugs, alcohol, fast cars and the wrong women, he almost loses everything and everyone that matter to him. Embarking on a series of trips with his dying father in an attempt to heal their difficult relationship and after a chance meeting a like-minded woman, he begins to grapple with his volatile past and forge a path toward redemption
Winter soldier, Iraq and Afghanistan : eyewitness accounts of the occupations by Iraq Veterans Against the War( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan describe, in their own words, the crimes of war they witnessed
 
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Exit A : a novel
Alternative Names
Anthony Swofford American writer and United States Marine

Anthony Swofford Amerikaans schrijver

Anthony Swofford amerikansk författare

Anthony Swofford amerikansk skribent

Anthony Swofford scrittore, insegnante e militare statunitense

Swofford, Anthony

アンソニー・スオフォード

スオフォード, アンソニー

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Exit AJarhead : kroniek van een GolfoorlogveteraanJarhead : a Marine's chronicle of the Gulf War and other battlesJarhead : [a Marine's chronicle of the Gulf War and other battles]Jarhead (CD) : a Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and other BattlesJarhead : [a Marine's chronicle of the Gulf War and other battles]