They are the troops that
nobody wants to see, carrying a message that no military family ever wants to
hear. Since the start of the war in Iraq, marines like Major Steve Beck found
themselves charged with a mission they never asked for and one for which there
can be no training: casualty notification. In Final Salute, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jim Sheeler
weaves together the stories of the fallen, the broken homes they have left
behind, and one man’s effort to help heal the wounds of those left grieving.
But it is not a book about war, politics, or liberal vs. conservative. Achingly
beautiful and honest, it is a book that every American—every human—can embrace. Download and start listening now!