Title : Ghost Riders of Baghdad
Author : Daniel Sjursen
Publisher : University Press of New England
ISBN : 9781611687811
Genre : Myth of the Surge
Description :An American officer confronts the realities of war and politics during a year with the 61st Cavalry in Iraq
Author Bio : Danny Sjursen is a U.S. Army officer and history instructor at West Point. A native of Staten Island, he graduated West Point and served tours with reconnaissance units in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He earned his MA from the University of Kansas and is working on his PhD on Civil Rights in New York City. His forthcoming book, a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War: GHOSTRIDERS OF BAGHDAD: SOLDIERS, CIVILIANS, AND THE MYTH OF THE SURGE, will be released by University Press of New England on 01 October 2015. He lives with his wife and three sons in West Point, NY.