Tag: Very Long

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One Hundred Years of Arm Bars

How three generations of a Brazilian family evangelized for and fought over the sport of Gracie jiu-jitsu as it moved from the Amazon to Hollywood to the UFC.

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Beyond the Breach

The people who survived Katrina, ten years later.

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Angels & Demons

On June 4, 1989, the bodies of Jo, Michelle and Christe were found floating in Tampa Bay. This is the story of the murders, their aftermath, and the handful of people who kept faith amid the unthinkable.

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Hiroshima

The lives of six people who survived the atomic bombing.

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Losing the War

An essay, originally published over two issues, on how and why we forget war.

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The Interpreters

The full text of a 20,000-word ebook on the interpreters who worked alongside American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their fates once they were no longer of service.

The Interpreters is also available free on Amazon.

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Mother Earth Mother Board

A 42,000-word, 3-continent spanning “hacker tourist” account of the laying of the (then) longest wire on earth.

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The Killer Elite

Published across three consecutive issues and later adapted into the book (and mini-series) Generation Kill, the story of bullets, bombs and a Marine platoon at war in Iraq.

Previously: Evan Wright on the Longform Podcast.

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The Truth of El Mozote

The story of a massacre in El Salvador.

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Ornery

A profile of Merle Haggard.

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Questions Concerning the Murder of Benazir Bhutto

An inquiry into the assassination of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister.