Atkins at Home and Abroad
By Fredrick French, Corporal Chevron, RE
Edited by Cynthia A. Nahrwold, Jade Wilson, and Charles M.
broke and alone in London. That’s how I found myself
one day some years before the Great War.” So begins
Fredrick French’s Tommy Atkins at Home and Abroad,
an enormously entertaining memoir that tells the story of
one remarkably articulate British soldier’s experiences
of enlistment, training, desertion, re-enlistment, travel
to India, and serving in the Mesopotamian theater (now Iraq)
during World War I.
Nahrwold is associate professor of rhetoric
and writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
She co-edited “Academic Program Review and Assessment,”
a special issue of Technical Communication.
Wilson is completing her MA in professional
and technical writing in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing,
University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
M. Anderson is professor of rhetoric and writing
at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He edits the
scholarly journal Literature and Medicine and is co-editor
of the NCTE publication, Writing and Healing: Toward an
6 x 9, 210 pages, 10 b/w illustrations
Distributed for River Market Press / Moon City Press.