July 28: Soldier Girls

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Join Colorado author Helen Thorpe and AAUW National as they provide a national discussion of the issues facing women at war at 5:30PM on July 28. Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War is the July book-of-the-month in the AAUW ¡Adelante! reading series.

Thorpe recommended several other titles for those interested in her subject matter:
·         “The V.A.’s Woman Problem” op-ed in the New York Times by Helen Thorpe
·         The Yellow Birds: A Novel by Kevin Powers
·         You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
·         Love My Rifle More than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army by Kayla Williams
·         In the Graveyard of Empires: America’s War in Afghanistan by Seth G. Jones
·         Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq by Thomas E. Ricks
·         The Good Soldiers and Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel

See a summary of the book on Goodreads and REGISTER here: https://www.aauw.org/event/2016/07/adelante-soldier-girls/