The Yellow Birds Summary
Kevin Powers

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The Yellow Birds Overview

The Yellow Birds, a coming-of-age novel, follows young soldiers through Iraq as they learn to deal with the atrocities of war. The author draws on his personal experiences serving in the Army in the Iraq War. The novel brings humanity and integrity into question as the characters return to the U.S. and deal with the war's aftermath.

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