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    It happened on the way to war : a marine's path to peace / Rye Barcott.
    by Barcott, Rye.
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    New York : Bloomsbury, 2012, c2011.
    ISBN: 
    1608194310
    9781608194315
    Summary: 
    "This is a book about two forms of service that appear contradictory: war-fighting and peacemaking, military service and social entrepreneurship. In 2001, Marine officer-in-training Bye Barcott cofounded a nongovernmental organization with two Kenyans in the Kibera slums of Nairobi.Their organization - Carolina for Kibera - grew to become a model of a global movement called participatory development..." -- Back cover
    Accelerated Reader: 
    Book Level:6.9
    Points:20.0
    Interest Level:UG
    Description: 
    x, 355 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
    Edition: 
    Pbk. ed.
    Contents: 
    Pt. 1. The grenade ; Big Gota (fist bump) ; The present and future leaders ; "Because I can" ; What's the key? -- pt. 2. Doers ; The sword ; Things fall apart ; Messiahs ; Harambee ; War on trash -- pt. 3. From peacetime to wartime ; Change and continuity ; Spyderco ; Compartments ; Grass, flower, and wind ; The manuscript ; The elephant and the velvet glove ; Eleven years old and his life is already behind him ; Impact.
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    Main LibraryAdult Non-fiction362.556092Checked In
    Myers Park LibraryAdult Non-fiction362.556092Checked In
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