Torn

Torn

Book - 2013
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Only eighteen when she is sent to Afghanistan, British army medic Elinor Nielson is continually at odds with her hardnosed bunkmate, Heidi Larson, but connects with a mysterious Afghan girl and local children, as well as an American lieutenant.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2013
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780545496452
0545496454
Characteristics: 274 pages ; 22 cm

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ChristchurchLib Nov 03, 2014

"British medic Ellie is only 19 when she arrives in Afghanistan for her first tour of duty. Before she can even get her bearings, her squad is assigned to a group of American Navy SEALS and sent into Taliban territory to find a hidden arms cache. Loaded with intense atmosphere and explosive active, their mission (as well as the attraction between Ellie and young SEAL Ben) unfolds at a furious pace, exposing several mysteries -- many of which relate to the Young Martyrs, an army of orphaned children. Authentic and deeply descriptive, Torn offers a gripping, suspenseful glimpse of modern politics and warfare." Teen Scene November 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/e82b84f8-f906-46f6-88d9-57054db0fdf1?postId=e7c750f1-bb4c-4e2b-b0ab-52217560040c

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