The Aardvark Is Ready for War by James W. Blinn
A Novel

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A debut novel weaves a compelling, ironic tale about the experiences of an Anti-Submarine Warfare Specialist Second Class who calls himself Aardvark, on his way via aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf War. 25,000 first printing. Tour.
 

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Published May 1, 1997 by Little Brown & Co (T). 279 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, War, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books. Fiction

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The disparity between Aardvark's flip intimacy with the carnage he monitors (while aboard an aircraft carrier heading toward the Mideast) and the very real terror that overtakes him when he's about to be thrust headlong into military action, isn't especially original, except for his wired, franti...

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This rambling satire of Navy life during the Gulf War follows ""the Aardvark"" (a video-addicted specialist in decoding submarine traces) and his aircraft-carrier crewmates en route from California to the Persian Gulf.

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