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Shooting War

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Shooting War

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Dan Goldman, Anthony Lappe
publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
genre:
Fiction, Comic Books/Graphic Novels

We gave it a B-

In 2011, the Global News Network sends Brooklyn video-blogger Jimmy Burns to Iraq.

For Fans of?
No Logo; Howard Chaykin’s American Flagg!

Lowdown
Dan Goldman’s digital photo collages are striking, but Burns is neither charismatic nor especially heroic — he’s little more than a hipster Chauncey Gardiner. And as the plot becomes more speculative, the objects of satire start to reveal their inner straw in Anthony Lappé’s Shooting War. B-

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