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Smoke the donkey

Cate Folsom

Smoke the donkey

a marine"s unlikely friend

by Cate Folsom

  • 106 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donkeys,
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011,
  • American Personal narratives

  • About the Edition

    Smoke the Donkey recounts the strong friendship between Colonel Folsom and this stray donkey and the massive challenges of reuniting Smoke with Folsom in the United States following Folsom"s retirement.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCate Folsom ; foreword by Lt. Gen. Robert R. Ruark
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF361.3.I72 F65 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 243 pages
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27206001M
    ISBN 101612348114
    ISBN 109781612348117
    LC Control Number2015040302
    OCLC/WorldCa928607742

    Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Smoke the Donkey: A Marine?s Unlikely Friend by Cate Folsom () at Read /5(24). Smoke the Donkey | On a U.S. military base near Fallujah in war-torn Iraq, Col. John Folsom woke up one morning to the sound of a small, scruffy donkey tied up outside his quarters. He was charmed by this scrawny animal with a plaintive : Potomac Books.

    Smoke the Donkey is a book about great leadership overcoming incredible obstacles. It is also a book about not leaving a US Marine behind in Iraq. In this case the Marine is a Mascot, Smoke the Donkey. Smoke the Donkey is an inspirational must-read for business leaders, military historians and animal lovers/5(24). Smoke the Donkeyrecounts the strong friendship between Colonel Folsom and this stray donkey and the massive challenges of reuniting Smoke with Folsom in the United States following Folsom's retirement. After being given to a local sheik, Smoke wandered the desert before Folsom rallied an international team to take him on a convoluted journey to.

    Smoke The Donkey is a donkey Republicans can love. So, Lil' Smoke is going to our nation's capitol. He is on the Amtrak California Zephyr and sat (politely, of course) with Brian and "Ardy" Shaw of Carson City, Nevada. Smoke the Donkey: A Marine's Unlikely Friend eBook: Folsom, Cate, Ruark, Robert R.: : Kindle Store/5(20).


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Smoke the Donkey recounts the strong friendship between Colonel Folsom and this stray donkey and the massive challenges of reuniting Smoke with Folsom in the United States following Folsom’s retirement. After being given to a local sheik, Smoke wandered the desert before Folsom rallied an international team to take him on a convoluted journey.

Smoke the Donkey. 3, likes 1 talking about this. lowers: K. Folsom and his fellow Marines took in the donkey, built him a corral and shelter, and escorted him on daily walks. One night, hanging out with the Marines as they relaxed after work, the donkey snatched someone’s lit cigarette and gobbled it up, to the laughter of all.

Suddenly, the donkey had a name: : Potomac Books. InSmoke the Donkey: A Marine's Unlikely Friend, a book about his life by Cate Folsom, was published by University of Nebraska Press.

References [ edit ] ^ a b c Williams, Kari. "No Ordinary Donkey", VFW magazine, vol. no. 2 (October ), pp. Breed: Donkey.

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Publication Date: April 1,   The legacy of Smoke the donkey, beloved mascot of 1st Marine Logistics Group, lives on in a new book. "Smoke the Donkey: A Marine's Unlikely Friend" recounts Smoke's time in Iraq at Camp Taqaddum.

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