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The Resource Seriously not all right : five wars in ten years, a memoir by Ron Capps

Seriously not all right : five wars in ten years, a memoir by Ron Capps

Label
Seriously not all right : five wars in ten years
Title
Seriously not all right
Title remainder
five wars in ten years
Statement of responsibility
a memoir by Ron Capps
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For more than a decade, Ron Capps, serving as both a senior military intelligence officer and as a Foreign Service officer for the U.S. Department of State, was witness to war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and genocide. From government atrocities in Kosovo, to the brutal cruelties perpetrated in several conflicts in central Africa, the wars in both Afghanistan and Iraq, and culminating in genocide in Darfur, Ron acted as an intelligence collector and reporter but was diplomatically restrained from taking preventative action in these conflicts. The cumulative effect of these experiences, combined with the helplessness of his role as an observer, propelled him into a deep depression and a long bout with PTSD, which nearly caused him to take his own life. Seriously Not All Right is a memoir that provides a unique perspective of a professional military officer and diplomat who suffered (and continues to suffer) from PTSD. His story, and that of his recovery and his newfound role as founder and teacher of the Veterans Writing Project, is an inspiration and a sobering reminder of the cost of all wars, particularly those that appeared in the media and to the general public as merely sidelines in the unfolding drama of world events
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Capps, Ron
Dewey number
  • 616.85/2120092
  • B
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.C2795
LC item number
A3 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capps, Ron
  • Veterans Writing Project
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Intelligence officers
  • Diplomats
  • War correspondents
  • World politics
  • Military history, Modern
  • Military history, Modern
  • Authors, American
Label
Seriously not all right : five wars in ten years, a memoir by Ron Capps
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 263 pages
Isbn
9781936182589
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013045595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn862098859
  • (OCoLC)862098859
Label
Seriously not all right : five wars in ten years, a memoir by Ron Capps
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 263 pages
Isbn
9781936182589
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013045595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn862098859
  • (OCoLC)862098859

Library Locations

    • Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch Borrow it
      350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1, CA
      49.280188 -123.114755
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