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Author: Sonja Yelich
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Get Some follows a United States Marine, Ed, during his tour of 'doody' in Iraq. Sonja Yelich serves up a whirlwind of perspectives on the war and on contemporary American life. It is by turns chilling, funny, deeply sad and thought-provoking.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry
Narrative poetry
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonja Yelich
ISBN: 9781869404239 1869404238
OCLC Number: 227928284
Awards: Montana New Zealand Book Awards finalist 2009
Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2009 Poetry Finalist.
Description: 56 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The texaco star --
Enlisting --
Kevlar --
The head --
Some guy in Kentucky --
Renal --
Smelling --
Soaps --
The visual person --
The smell person --
The audio person --
The shorthand person --
One small cake --
Some guy from Brooklyn --
A lot --
That winter the axe was the story --
Lay --
Foxholes --
Nooses --
Puny --
Everyday my heart... --
When mail is all you've got --
There is no point.. In the beginning --
A nothin --
Room with a view --
Adriana --
The little blue car --
And Canada salmon --
Get some --
Civilians --
Less --
Blow --
Stacee --
Torsos --
Framing the shots --
Mom --
no amount of yellow ribbon... --
Hummer --
Lara Croft --
Hazchem --
Hockey & Ed --
Man X --
Paraphernalia --
Carnival --
Epaulets --
Such as --
The Toyota allegory --
Doody --
Bells down --
Black hawk down --
T-shirts.
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Sonja Yelich's new collection is a daring departure from the award- winning Clung. It follows an American marine, Edgar, serving in Iraq, and the responses of his family back home to his tour of  Read more...

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