Thursday, September 29, 2011

Book Conclusion

So i have finally finished From Baghdad, With Love and i am actually happy to say that i am satisfied, which is simply due to the fact that i'm not annoyed, frustrated, or or absolutely infuriated like i am with most other books im forced to read, cough* a tale of two cities cough* cough*. i chose this book simply because when i opened it to a random page, the 1st three words were explosion, rpg, and firefight. i went into this book hoping for a violent, action packed novel. thats not what this book is about. there was just enough action  to fill my blood thirst, but this book was overall an actually real story about a marine in Iraq that had a personal connection to a dog and tried his hardest to take it out of the war zone and bring it home with him. my satisfaction was found in how this was a first hand account of what was happening over in the middle east. it provided a perspective of what's really behind the news headlines. im sorry but i didnt really care that much about the dog, but the author's description of the situation and the actual setting are what interested me, but i was fascinated about how so many people worked so hard to get this little puppy out of a war ridden country. overall this is an ok read in my opinion. i think of this book as more of a short, minor memoir instead of  teen literature. A dog person would probably enjoy the book more than i did, but all in all, it was actually worth reading.

Hopefully i will also be posting a vlog shortly about my response to the book.  

wow...     i actually took something seriously for a change.... 8P

1 comment:

  1. Hey Angel! I really enjoy reading your blog. It's really different,in a goodw way. And I completely agree. The story sounds interesting but I probably wouldnt care about the dog much either. Stories about dogs are really overdone. Marley and Me was really boring and kind of sad. But this actually sounds interesting. It mixes the history we're living now with something we can all relate with. Keep blogging!