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The Heart and the Fist [electronic Resource]

The Education Of A Humanitarian, The Making Of A Navy SEAL

By Eric Greitens, 1974-

THE HEART AND THE FIST shares one man’s story of extraordinary leadership and service as both a humanitarian and a warrior. In a life lived at the raw edges of the human experience, Greitens has seen what can be accomplished when compassion and courage come together in meaningful service.

As a Rhodes Scholar and Navy SEAL, Greitens worked alongside volunteers who taught art to street children in Bolivia and led US Marines who hunted terrorists in Iraq. He’s learned from nuns who fed the destitute in one of Mother Teresa’s homes for the dying in India, from aid workers who healed orphaned children in Rwanda, and from Navy SEALs who fought in Afghanistan. He excelled at the hardest military training in the world, and today he works with severely wounded and disabled veterans who are rebuilding their lives as community leaders at home.

Greitens offers each of us a new way of thinking about living a meaningful life. We learn that to win any war, even those we wage against ourselves; to create and obtain lasting peace; to save a life; and even, simply to live with purpose requires us—every one of us—to be both good and strong.



Format: Ebook
Author: Greitens, Eric, 1974-
Summary: 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.
Title: The heart and the fist [electronic resource] : the education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL / Eric Greitens.
Publisher Date: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2011.
Subject: 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 action.
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Format: Ebook
Author: Greitens, Eric, 1974-
Summary: 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.
Title: The heart and the fist [electronic resource] : the education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL / Eric Greitens.
Publisher, Date: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2011.
Description: 1 online resource : ill., map
Subjects: Greitens, Eric, 1974-
Subjects: United States. Navy. SEALs -- Biography.
Subjects: United States. Navy -- Officers -- Biography.
Subjects: United States. Navy -- Officers -- Training of.
Subjects: Humanitarian assistance, American.
Subjects: United States -- Armed Forces -- Civic action.
Genre: Electronic books.
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Contents: 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.
Web Site: http://myrcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=75BE2764-A924-4EC7-80DA-E8673AD4B812 Click here to check out and download.
Web Site: http://myrcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=75BE2764-A924-4EC7-80DA-E8673AD4B812 Click here to check out and download.
ISBN: 9780547549163 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
ISBN: 0547549164 (electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
ISBN: 9780547549163 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0547549164 (electronic bk.)
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Call Number: V63.G74 G74 2011eb