Third in Trudeau's series of books that reflect the effects of combat on soldiers in Iraq, this book follows the story of Specialist Leo Deluca, known as Toggle. The victim of a traumatic brain injury in Iraq, Leo suffers from aphasia and lost an eye. Tracking Toggle from Germany to Washington, this book follows his treatment and recovery with insight, wry humour, and respect. And along the way, Toggle picks up a girlfriend on Facebook, Mike Doonesbury's daughter, Alex.
G. B. Trudeau has been drawing his Pulitzer Prize-winning comic strip for more than forty years. In addition to cartooning, Trudeau has worked in theater, film, and television. He also has been a contributing columnist for the New York Times op-ed page and later an essayist for Time magazine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He lives in New York City with his wife, Jane Pauley. They have three grown children.