The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.
Journalist Sebastian Junger was supposed to be in Libya, covering the conflict there with photojournalist Tim Hetherington last month. A personal matter kept him home, and Hetherington and another photographer, Chris Hondros, were killed in a battle in Misrata.
The film focuses on a platoon of U.S. soldiers at a remote outpost in Afghanistan.
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