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Cementville : a novel

Author: Paulette Livers
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Favorite sons in small-town Kentucky join the National Guard in order to avoid being sent to combat in Vietnam. They are sent anyway, and are part of the casualties who are delivered back to their hometown along with POW Lieutenant Harlan O'Brien. But the overwhelming grief, even as one hero is being celebrated, cripples the town's faith and gives more impact to the way war divides and alienates a society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Livers, Paulette.
Cementville
(OCoLC)852223480
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paulette Livers
ISBN: 9781619022720 1619022729
OCLC Number: 876372311
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages)
Contents: One; Two; Three; Four; Five; Six; Seven; Eight; Nine; Ten; Eleven; Twelve; Thirteen; Fourteen; Fifteen; Sixteen; Seventeen; Afterword.
Responsibility: Paulette Livers.

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Favorite sons in small-town Kentucky join the National Guard in order to avoid being sent to combat in Vietnam. They are sent anyway, and are part of the casualties who are delivered back to their hometown along with POW Lieutenant Harlan O'Brien. But the overwhelming grief, even as one hero is being celebrated, cripples the town's faith and gives more impact to the way war divides and alienates a society.

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