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 ยท 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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Trivia About Life in the Frenc His book tells how to join and what to expect, as the title indicates.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The mcgoorman book of its kind. Five Years in the French Foreign Legion. Mar 08, Tom rated it really liked it.

Life in the French Foreign Legion: How to Join and What to Expect When You Get There

This is definitely in the list of required reading for anyone interested in the FFL or thinking about the mcborman the FFL. Buy the selected items together This item: Includes desertion tips in case you change your mind.

He discusses every aspect of Legion life including the pros and cons of desertion. The French Foreign Legion. Oct 05, Tyler rated it really liked it.

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

He tells it how he sees it, often portraying the harsh reality on an otherwise rosy and pristine picture many people have of the French Foreign Legion. Aug 12, Bukhari rated it it was amazing.


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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Jansen Wee rated it liked it Aug 03, Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. From the forced eating of raw sardines McGorman explains the how and why to the ease of saving money during an enlistment period, the FFL means business.

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Based on his experiences, this book is his good-faith attempt to strip away the romance surrounding the contemporary Legion and give a true picture of service within its ranks to anybody contemplating joining.

Harjot rated it really liked it Apr 19, George Serebrennikov rated it really liked it Jan 04, High to Low Avg. Charles Sloden rated it it was amazing Oct 12, Much of the book is dedicated to his experiences in those places.

He covers just about everything you need to know: The book is filled with adventure and grueling misadventure from the dreaded corvee choresto being stranded in the deserts of Africa, to coming under attack during his time in Sarajevo.

If you’ve never been fascinated by mcgomran concept, mystery, and history of the French Foreign Legion and are content with the daily grind of the same old rut, then this book is not for you – 0 stars. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Write a customer review. He details the basic training and goes through the rank structure and the makeup of the various divisions within the Legion.


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This is very much a manual for the perspective volunteer, I found it very useful. Open Preview See a Problem?

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. In Life in the French Foreign Legion Evan McGorman writes about his personal experiences between and during his time with the elite corps.

The author seems very trustworthy, in that he doesn’t make unbelievable claims and seems very genuine about his time spent in the Legion and how he feels about his service there. What McGorman provides is exactly that, a comprehensive overview done in an informal, lucid, and informative style much like you’d get in a conversation over several beers. Yeah, it still exists, and McGorman brings it all mcgirman this interesting and well organized book.

He also, perhaps, most importantly, takes the time to tell you everything the hopeful seeking to join mcgoeman Legion would want, or need to know, and even provides some tips on how to keep in line and enjoy yourself.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Ships from and sold by Amazon. I had a friend who tried and failed to join the legion in the mid 90’s. Get to Know Us. What a great book!