Saturday, January 30, 2010

Straight pimpin'

… or just a really strong book recommendation.

We’ve been fortunate enough to be invited to a private reception and book signing for "The Only Thing Worth Dying For” this evening.

It is the story of an 11-man squad of U.S. Army Special Forces infiltrating southern Afghanistan just weeks after 9-11 in order to destroy the Taliban from within in the Taliban’s own Pashtun stronghold as well as keep alive a little-known Pashtun statesman, Hamid Karzai as he tries to rally militias against the Taliban.

Three weeks later, Karzai is the interim leader of Afghanistan and every member of the SpecOps squad is either injured or dead.

The author, Eric Blehm, is the brother-in-law of a good friend of ours and his last book “The Last Season” was an outstanding read. Eric has had interviews on Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC show as well as Dennis Miller’s radio show.

Barnes and Noble is featuring Eric’s book which can be ordered online through B&N here.

To family members: hold off on ordering and keep your eye on the mailbox.


paull12 said...

Just ordered the book, thanks for the recommendation.

Dean said...

Paul, you rock! Thanks for your support. You will not be disappointed.

B-Daddy said...

Dean, thanks for the alert.

Anonymous said...

Dean ate all the beanie weenies!!

- Shank Piston Palin