Phil Klay is a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He served in Iraq during the surge and subsequently received an MFA from Hunter College. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker and Granta. He is co-host of the Manifesto! podcast and is the author of Redeployment, which was a New York Times bestseller and won the National Book Award for Fiction, the John Leonard Award and the Warwick Prize. Missionaries is his first novel.
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