Based on the Book – February 2019

The Yellow Birds
Kevin Powers
February 7, 2019

Finalist for the National Book Award, The Yellow Birds is the harrowing story of two young soldiers trying to stay alive in Iraq. Bartle (21) and Murph (18) navigate the terrors of the war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph’s mother before their deployment. The 2017 film adaptation stars Jennifer Aniston, Tye Sheridan, Renée Willett.

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