Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Chosen Soldier

Chosen Soldier

Upgrade to the Flash 9 viewer for enhanced content, including the ability to browse & search through your favorite titles.
Click here to learn more!

Order Exam Copy
E-Mail this Page Print this Page
Add This - Chosen Soldier

Written by Dick CouchAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Dick Couch

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
  •  
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press
  • On Sale: March 25, 2008
  • Price: $16.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-307-33939-3 (0-307-33939-4)
Also available as an eBook.
about this book

In CHOSEN SOLDIER, Dick Couch--a former Navy SEAL widely admired for his books about SEAL training and operations--offers an unprecedented view of the training of the Army Special Forces warrior. Each year, several thousand enlisted men and several hundred officers volunteer for Special Forces training; less than a quarter of those who apply will complete the course.

CHOSEN SOLDIER spells out in fascinating detail the arduous regimen these men undergo--the demanding selection process and grueling field exercises, the high-level technical training and intensive language courses, and the simulated battle problems that test everything from how well they gather operational intelligence to their skills at negotiating with volatile, often hostile, local leaders.

Dick Couch paints a vivid, intimate portrait of these extraordinary men in CHOSEN SOLDIER as well as the process that forges America’s smartest, most versatile, and most valuable fighting force.