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An Angel From Hell Paperback
By: Ryan A. Conklin on March 30, 2011, 10:47 am
It is with great pleasure to share with you the announcement of the paperback version of An Angel From Hell due to be released on April 5th, 2011.

Now cheaper, longer, and lighter (you know, for all readers that stash a book in your backpack for the train ride to work. I do it too.) The paperback's most obvious change is the cover. I really like this cover as it's a clearer image, and now I don't receive flak from my mother for posing in a photo with my sunglasses on. I don't think she'll understand how sunny it gets and the rays of the sun reflecting off the Iraqi sand can burn ones eyes.

In regards to the content, the paperback offers several additional chapters that were actually written during my second deployment to Iraq in 2009. I wrote them as fresh as they were happening and really spoke from the perspective that I had at the time. In hindsight, sure, I probably would have written a summary of my second deployment for this release, but I had to submit my additional content while I was in Iraq, and I technically had no idea how and when that deployment would be over. So what the reader will get will be my mindset of being recalled, the process an IRR soldier goes through, and plenty of my honest account of my environment and feelings. I read it again the other day and a lot of memories for myself came to the front of my memory banks and it was fun to reflect on how far I've come since then.

Unfortunately, my dedication page was altered to add the name of a fellow and now fallen Angel soldier that I served in Iraq with during the '05-'06 deployment, Sgt. John M. Rogers. He died in Afghanistan on June 27, 2010. Hopefully that's the last name I ever add to this book.

Thank you all again for helping make this book a success. Take care.

- Ryan A.