The heart and the fist [electronic resource] : the education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL / Eric Greitens.
By: Greitens, Eric.Material type: BookPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2011Description: 1 online resource : ill., map.ISBN: 9780547549163 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB); 0547549164 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB); 9780547549163 (electronic bk.); 0547549164 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Greitens, Eric, 1974- | United States. Navy. SEALs -- Biography | United States. Navy -- Officers -- Biography | United States. Navy -- Officers -- Training of | Humanitarian assistance, American | United States -- Armed Forces -- Civic actionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: heart and the fist.DDC classification: 359.9/84092 | B Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold
Map on lining papers.
Includes bibliographical references.
Pt. 1. Mind and fist. Iraq ; China ; Boxing -- pt. 2. Heart and mind. Bosnia ; Rwanda ; Bolivia ; Oxford -- pt. 3. Heart and fist. Officer candidate school ; Seal training ; Hell week ; Advanced combat training ; Afghanistan ; Southeast Asia ; Kenya ; Iraq ; The mission continues.
The author describes how, after working as a humanitarian around the world, he realized that he could do nothing to stop violence or prevent people from becoming refugees and soon joined the elite Navy SEALs, where he drew on his humanitarian training as he battled injustice.
Description based on print version record.