Fobbit

Fobbit

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Fobbit ’fä-bit, noun. Definition: A U.S. soldier stationed at a Forward Operating Base who avoids combat by remaining at the base, esp. during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2011). Pejorative.

In the satirical tradition of Catch-22 and M*A*S*H, Fobbit takes us into the chaotic world of Baghdad’s Forward Operating Base Triumph. The Forward Operating base, or FOB, is like the back-office of the battlefield – where people eat and sleep, and where a lot of soldiers… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


In “Fobbit,” he has written a very funny book, as funny, disturbing, heartbreaking and ridiculous as war itself.

"Fobbit" is an impressive debut and holds out promise for more good things to come.

Bookreporter.com Reviews : Fobbit (September 14, 2012)

Fobbit is two things in one --- a scathing, deeply felt diatribe against military disasters large and small, and an often-hilarious examination of very human, very weak characters living next door to a combat zone.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Grove Press, Black Cat (September 04, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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