Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

facebook
Google Book Preview
Gimme Shelter: Stories of Courage, Endurance and Survival from the Frontline and Back Home by Paul Field at Abbey's Bookshop,

Gimme Shelter: Stories of Courage, Endurance and Survival from the Frontline and Back Home

Paul Field


9781760404352

ECHO


Biography;
Memoirs


Paperback

$32.99
In stock
Ready to ship
order qty:  
Add this item to my basket

For many returned service men and women, coming home is when the battle really begins.

Read the deeply personal and often hidden stories of 16 special men and women, including Vietnam veterans, peacekeepers, first responders and relatives, whose greatest struggle has been the return to everyday life after service or dealing with the loss of loved ones who lost that battle.

Among them is Paul Stewart, whose brother was one of five journalists killed in Balibo while covering the Indonesian invasion of East Timor, Black Hawk helicopter crash survivor Gary Wilson, and Janny and Hugh Poate, whose son was killed by one of the Afghanistan troops he was mentoring. For John Bale, a retired army captain who served in Afghanistan where his friend Lieutenant Michael Fussell was killed in an explosion, the aftermath of war service led to him co-founding Soldier On, an organisation that supports those who have served to assist with their physical and mental health.

These are the stories of those who’ve seen it all, and fought to find a way to live with the aftermath of their experiences.

Royalties earned from the sale of Gimme Shelter are being shared with Soldier On.

Paul at Abbey’s Hear more

Gimme Shelter by Paul Field
More of the latest new releases

By:   Paul Field
Imprint:   ECHO
Country of Publication:   Australia
ISBN:   9781760404352
ISBN 10:   1760404357
Publication Date:   August 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Your cart does not contain any items.