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The Resource Odysseus in America : combat trauma and the trials of homecoming, Jonathan Shay ; foreword by Max Cleland and John McCain

Odysseus in America : combat trauma and the trials of homecoming, Jonathan Shay ; foreword by Max Cleland and John McCain

Label
Odysseus in America : combat trauma and the trials of homecoming
Title
Odysseus in America
Title remainder
combat trauma and the trials of homecoming
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Shay ; foreword by Max Cleland and John McCain
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author draws parallels between the Odyssey and the experiences of Vietnam veterans after returning to the United States
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.85/212
Index
index present
LC call number
RC550
LC item number
.S533 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Odysseus in America : combat trauma and the trials of homecoming, Jonathan Shay ; foreword by Max Cleland and John McCain
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-312) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Odysseus among the rich civilians -- Pirate raid: staying in combat mode -- Lotus land: the flight from pain -- Cyclops: the flight from boredom -- Odysseus gets a leg up-- and falls on his face: the workplace -- A peaceful harbor: no safe place -- Witches, goddesses, queens, wives-- dangerous women -- Among the dead: memory and guilt -- What was the sirens' song?: truth as deadly addiction -- Scylla and Charybdis: dangers up, down, and sideways -- The sun god's beef: the blame game -- Above the whirlpool -- Calypso: Odysseus the sexaholic -- Odysseus at home -- Introduction -- From the clinic to the wall -- Lew Puller ain't on the wall -- Introduction -- Preventing psychological and moral injury in military service -- Odysseus as a military leader -- Conclusion -- Appendix I: a pocket guide to Homer's Odyssey -- Appendix II: information resources for Vietnam veterans and their families -- Appendix III: some proposals
Control code
50064845
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 329 p.
Isbn
9780743211574
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002075817
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2005. Paperbound.
Label
Odysseus in America : combat trauma and the trials of homecoming, Jonathan Shay ; foreword by Max Cleland and John McCain
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-312) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Odysseus among the rich civilians -- Pirate raid: staying in combat mode -- Lotus land: the flight from pain -- Cyclops: the flight from boredom -- Odysseus gets a leg up-- and falls on his face: the workplace -- A peaceful harbor: no safe place -- Witches, goddesses, queens, wives-- dangerous women -- Among the dead: memory and guilt -- What was the sirens' song?: truth as deadly addiction -- Scylla and Charybdis: dangers up, down, and sideways -- The sun god's beef: the blame game -- Above the whirlpool -- Calypso: Odysseus the sexaholic -- Odysseus at home -- Introduction -- From the clinic to the wall -- Lew Puller ain't on the wall -- Introduction -- Preventing psychological and moral injury in military service -- Odysseus as a military leader -- Conclusion -- Appendix I: a pocket guide to Homer's Odyssey -- Appendix II: information resources for Vietnam veterans and their families -- Appendix III: some proposals
Control code
50064845
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 329 p.
Isbn
9780743211574
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002075817
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2005. Paperbound.

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