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I remember : Chicago veterans of war

Author: Chris Green; James Fairhall
Publisher: Chicago : Big Shoulder Books, DePaul University, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"I Remember : Chicago Veterans of War weaves together the memories of fifty veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Throughout the book, each veteran speaks in a series of 'I remember' statements labeled by a number, not a name. This anonymous structure foregrounds the similarities of all wars. The effect is of one veteran speaking of the shock and scale of every modern war"--cover  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Poetry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Green; James Fairhall
ISBN: 9780692485101 0692485104
OCLC Number: 929058370
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm
Responsibility: edited by Chris Green ; foreword by Jim Fairhall.

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"I Remember : Chicago Veterans of War weaves together the memories of fifty veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Throughout the book, each veteran speaks in a series of 'I remember' statements labeled by a number, not a name. This anonymous structure foregrounds the similarities of all wars. The effect is of one veteran speaking of the shock and scale of every modern war"--cover page [4].

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