We Pierce by Andrew Huebner

The novel is a poignant exploration of the American experience, focusing on two brothers from a small town who find themselves on divergent paths at the dawn of the 21st century. One brother enlists in the military, driven by a sense of duty and the desire for adventure, and is sent to the Middle East, where he confronts the harsh realities of war. Meanwhile, the other brother remains at home, dealing with his own struggles and the impact of his brother's absence on their family. Their journeys reflect the personal and national conflicts of a country grappling with its identity and the consequences of its actions abroad.

The 8451st greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 66

Since this book was first published in 2002, there is a penalty of 44.8%. The age adjusted score is 36.43.

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