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Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Bob Conner - Goodreads

I purchased this due to its relationship with Generation Kill. Not a bad read, but it lost me about 50% through the book with no interest in finishing it. It's a bit like reading someone's personal ... Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

An entertaining read, but written by someone with an obviously over-inflated opinion of himself. As a Marine Infantry Officer myself, I can assure you his accomplishments, particularly while in ... Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

A good solid book by a highly-educated Marine officer about his career. He left the service eventually and went I think to the Kennedy School. Makes an antidote to the horror stories about abuses by ... Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Christine Wall - Goodreads

I had read "Generation Kill" which was the reporter's view. It was interesting to read about the same incidents from the Marine's point of view. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Mat Lamb - Goodreads

shows what deployment is like for regular marines and also shows what a ofiicer life is like in the recons Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Matt Danner - Goodreads

Nate Fick is a good guy, very smart and brave, but this book is just war porn, one of the many such volumes published in the past decade. Skip it. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Nisha - Goodreads

Interesting read after Generation Kill, but more dry and (for lack of better word) politically correct. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Georgene - Goodreads

A good read, but book is not a keeper. For anyone who is interesting in the Marine Corps or modern history. I didn't think I would enjoy this book, but I did. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Jon Tupper - Goodreads

Challenging and provocative, a highly astute man, Nathaniel F. writes clearly about his life. I liked this a lot and it made me think about my own values, sensibilities and choices. Read full review

Review: One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

User Review  - Michael Flanagan - Goodreads

An interesting book that for some reason did not quite gel with me. After watching the TV series Generation kill this book offered the story from a marines point of view. While the book was an engaging read for me it lacked spark that makes a good book a great one. Read full review


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