Big boy rules: America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq

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Traveling with a group of American security contractors-mercenaries, or "mercs"-Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Steve Fainaru reveals in gritty detail the men who live by Big Boy Rules.
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display_description The work that nearly 100,000 armed men do alongside the overworked military during the Iraq war as "security contractors" is examined in a gritty account of the lives of these mercenaries, their dangerous assignments, and their motivation for doing what they do.
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subject_facet Iraq War, 2003-2011, Mercenary troops -- Iraq, Mercenary troops -- United States
title_display Big boy rules : America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq
title_full Big Boy Rules America's Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq, Big boy rules : America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq / Steve Fainaru, Big boy rules [electronic resource] : America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq / Steve Fainaru
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title_sub America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq
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