Praise from Kirkus Reviews:
“A slim yet potent and intimately ruminative debut memoir on travel, maturity, and culture.”
Hank H. Cox
Review from Army Magazine:
“The General Who Wore Six Stars increases our historical understanding of one of the key, yet relatively unknown, individuals responsible for victory in Europe and reminds the military professional that logistics cannot be relegated to an afterthought.”
Michael K. Bess
Review from Journal of Social History:
“Bess ably navigates the vagaries of politics on all scales to illustrate the continually contested nature of state formation.”
Review from Africa Journal Review:
“This work marks a major reassessment of military service in Francophone Africa…”
Marc J. Rosenstein
Felipe Alou, with Peter Kerasotis
Book mentioned on YES Network game broadcast.
Author wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post.
Max Brooks and ML Cavanaugh
Editors lecture event at the Commonwealth Club.
Author article published in Lit Hub.
Author interviewed for The Reading List.