The Long Road Home by Martha Raddatz
A Story of War and Family

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The First Cavalry Division came under surprise attack in Sadr City on April 4, 2004, now known as "Black Sunday." On the homefront, over 7,000 miles away, their families awaited the news for forty-eight hellish hours-expecting the worst. ABC News' chief correspondent Martha Raddatz shares remarkable tales of heroism, hope, and heartbreak.
 

About Martha Raddatz

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Three-time Emmy award winner Martha Raddatz is the chief White House correspondent for ABC News. In June 2006, she broke the story of the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
 
Published March 1, 2007 by Berkley. 368 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War, Parenting & Relationships, Education & Reference, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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The personal stories of U.S. soldiers caught in a deadly 2004 ambush in Sadr City that the author believes marked a turning point, when the war’s mission shifted from peacekeeping and nation-building to battling an insurgency.

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Raddatz zeroes in on a single, catastrophic incident, the one that changed the American military’s mission in Iraq from peacekeeping to fighting a Shiite insurgency.

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Entertainment Weekly

The Iraq war took a bad turn on April 4, 2004, when Shiite militias ambushed a U.S. Army patrol in Baghdad's Sadr City.

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20Something Reads

A time to re-discover reading for pleasure - and FINALLY - read what you want.”

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Deseret News

Martha Raddatz, chief White House correspondent for ABC News, has covered the war in Iraq from its beginning seven years ago — and has made 12 trips back.

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