Posts Tagged ‘Loon’

Interview: Jack McLean, author of Loon

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Chris Teja interviews Jack McLean about his new memoir, Loon, a first-person account of his long and unpredictable journey from confused teenager to Marine to, finally, student at Harvard University.

Excerpt: Loon by Jack McLean

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

The following is an excerpt from Loon: A Marine Story, Jack McLean’s memoir about joining the Marine Corps in the mid-sixties. Be sure to check out Chris Teja’s interview with McLean.
Chapter One
June 6, 1968.
It had already been a long day, and dawn had yet to break.
On his hands and knees, Bill Matthews scampered up over [...]

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