Picking Up The Brass

Picking Up The Brass
  • ISBN-13: 9781906308032
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Monday Books
  • Imprint: Monday Books
  • Publication Date: 31-07-2008
  • Format: p/b

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It's 1985 and teenager Eddy Nugent is slowly going out of his mind with boredom in Manchester - so he joins the British Army. Overnight, he leaves the relative sanity of civvie street and falls headlong into the lunatic parallel universe of basic training: a life of press-ups, boot polish and drills. Gradually, he finds his feet and settles down to life as a soldier. Written by two soldiers and closely based on their own experiences, this is a must for anyone who has served, anyone who is planning to serve or anyone who is thinking about it.
About the book

It's 1985 and teenager Eddy Nugent is slowly going out of his mind with boredom in Manchester - so he joins the British Army. Overnight, he leaves the relative sanity of civvie street and falls headlong into the lunatic parallel universe of basic training: a life of press-ups, boot polish and drills. Gradually, he finds his feet and settles down to life as a soldier. Written by two soldiers and closely based on their own experiences, this is a must for anyone who has served, anyone who is planning to serve or anyone who is thinking about it.