Evan McGorman is the author of Life in the French Foreign Legion ( avg rating, ratings, 13 reviews, published ). Life in the French Foreign Legion: How to Join and What to Expect When You Get There. Evan McGorman. from: $ Top of Page. My Account · Billing. Evan McGorman. In , Evan McGorman read a magazine article about the French Foreign Legion and was amazed to discover it still existed. For the next six.

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While the author lays claim to no regrets about his years with the Evam, he’s soberingly honest about why he wouldn’t necessarily recommend it: The only book of its kind. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Today, the Legion is as contemporary an infantry and light-armoured corps as you will find anywhere while still upholding the conventions that made it what it is.

Don’t expect Beau Geust because you will not get it. Hellgate Press Hellgate Press; 1 edition January 1, Language: The French Foreign Legion.

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The author details all of the steps of becoming a legionaire, the monotony of “corvee” or cleaning duty. See all reviews. Get to Know Us. To the point where he describes strategies used mcgormxn desert the Legion and make it back to your home country without a passport.

Evan McGorman (Author of Life in the French Foreign Legion)

Very enjoyable and I’m very grateful that the author took the time to write down his experiences and give insight and advice to those considering. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Some of it probably is a bit over the top, but not enough to question the main thesis which evaj, joining the FFL is not to be taken lightly, Beau Mcgirman is a novel and pulp at that and not the modern or even old Legion.

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Brian rated it it was amazing Nov 17, Published January 1st by Hellgate Mcgoeman first published December 1st Many of the legends you grew up with no longer apply, so whatever you’ve heard probably does not reflect the reality of service today.

And after reading this I’d also want to give up french fries, french toast, french literature. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Jbarrett rated it really liked it Jan 25, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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Return to Book Page. The author compares with his experience in the army of his country, and finds several points that he has a hard time dealing with in the FFL. He also, perhaps, most importantly, takes the time to tell you everything the hopeful seeking to join the Legion would want, or need to know, and even provides some tips on how to keep in line and enjoy yourself.

As a Canadian teenager, McGorman became entranced with the legendary image of the Legion.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Much of the book is dedicated to his experiences in those places. Knowing little about the FFL, curiosity pulled me to this book and I couldn’t have found a better initiation into the world.


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Robert V McClelland rated it it was amazing Oct 11, InEvan McGorman read a magazine article about the French Foreign Legion and was amazed to discover it still existed. Life in the French Foreign Legion: Subsequently, his narrative includes everything you’d need to know about regimental life: What a great book! A very detailed book that debunks most of the romanticism of the FFL by someone who evqn to originally having been taken in by the msytique of the FFL.

Just stay home and play Memoir ’44 or Call of Duty instead. Buy the selected items together This item: Want to Read saving…. Only 1 left in stock – order soon. I find it to be honest, very informative one of their main songs is about blood sausage which they sing before eating eavn dayhumorous and rather detailed.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. For the next six years he was consumed by mgorman romantic notion of running away to join. Harjot rated it really liked it Apr 19,