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Author Cara Hoffman Talks about the War on Terror and the War Women Face at Home

In Cara Hoffman’s novel┬áBe Safe I Love You, Lauren Clay, a young combat veteran from the Iraq War, returns home to her working class roots in small-town upstate New York. Lauren’s struggles to readjust to civilian life ultimately manifest in full-blown PTSD, and Hoffman’s prose provides a lyrical, harrowing reminder of war’s rippling repercussions. But […]