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Veterans of war, veterans of peace

Verfasser/in: Maxine Hong Kingston
Verlag: Kihei, Hawaii : Koa Books, ©2006.
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From the Publisher: This poignant collection, compiled from Kingston's healing workshops, contains the distilled wisdom of survivors of five wars, including combatants, war widows, spouses, children, conscientious objectors, and veterans of domestic abuse. Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace includes accounts from people that grew up in military families, served as medics in the thick of war, or came home to  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Fiction
Medientyp: Biografie
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Maxine Hong Kingston
ISBN: 0977333833 9780977333837
OCLC-Nummer: 72932594
Beschreibung: 612 pages ; 23 cm
Inhalt: Introduction : tell the truth, and so make peace / Maxine Hong Kingston --
Finding my heart / Louise Amlong --
Gallipoli Beach, 1913 / Yigal Ben Haim --
Sound shy / Shepherd Bliss --
From The dawn at my back : memoir of a black Texas upbringing / Carroll Parrott Blue --
Camp Pendleton, California, May 1975 / Carroll Parrott Blue --
For soldiers not known / Bonnie Bonner --
The night the war begins in Iraq, we're learning C.P.R. / Nancy Sue Brink --
Wintering cranes in the San Joaquin Valley / Nancy Sue Brink --
Voyages of the S.S. Joshua Hendy / Joe Brotherton --
Dear Commander in Chief / Sean Mclain Brown --
Easter / Sean Mclain Brown --
Spin drift / Sean Mclain Brown --
Voluntary disarmament in Iraq / Jim Castellanos --
Liberation Day / Tom Currie --
The McGuffin / Denis Dass --
How low is it to be a mouse, a spider, a snake? / Denis Dass --
Why did I let you live / Denis Dass --
Fred said, compassionately witness trigger, don't shoot the messenger / Denis Dass --
Good time / Dennis Drury --
A walk in the Garden of Heaven / George Evans --
Spring dawn / George Evans --
The 2 to 7 watch / Dan Fahey --
How can a human being learn to love a people then kill them? / Jim Fauss --
The red Fox / Jim Fauss --
Brown bread / Dennis Fritzinger --
Cool dad / Dennis Fritzinger --
Charlie don't surf / Dennis Fritzinger --
Haiku / Gary Gach --
Fathers and sons / Gary Gach --
The body escort / Robert Golling, Jr. --
Two husbands in Vietnam / Ron Greenberg --
Dream catcher / Sara Haines --
The wall / Sara Haines --
Booby trap / Donald L. Handley --
Light casualties / Donald L. Handley --
War in the house / Edie Heinemann --
The geese / Larry Heinemann --
Remanded to the Nam / Martin Higgins --
From The women on the island / Ho Anh Thai --
Field of heads / Hanh Hoang --
Firing blanks at moving targets / Doug Howerton --
The Prayer of Saint Francis / John Patrick Ignatius --
A child of God / Elijah Imlay --
Bird grieves for the man they killed / Elijah Imlay --
My father's photograph / Chanpidor Janko --
Stealing fish / Chanpidor Janko --
Buffalo boy / James Janko --
Magenta alert / Phil Johnson --
A Rosary / Robert Jost --
On point / Robert Jost --
Platoon Sgt. Francisco Royas / Robert Jost --
We need / Robert Jost --
The American reader / Wayne Karlin --
Esh / Miki Kashtan --
The silent scream / Sharon Kufeldt --
Holiday madness / Sharon Kufeldt --
Reuniting Gondwanaland / Joe Lamb --
Perdition / Joe Lamb --
Little fool / Joe Lamb --
The measure of the man / Joe Lamb --
One small exception / Joe Lamb --
The true geography of meeting / Robert Landman --
In the silence / Robert Landman --
The "new Vietnam" / William Larsen --
Shattered dream / Pauline Laurent --
Fragile as a sunray / Le Minh Khue --
Movie song / Jade Lee --
Movie song II / Jade Lee --
Beating / Jade Lee --
Gatesville / Michael Litle --
A place called home / Morgan Jane Lott --
C.O. / Fred Marchant --
Elephants walking / Fred Marchant --
Hue, in darkness / Fred Marchant --
Occasional verses at Con Son, after the war / Fred Marchant --
Hopper's last BBQ / Roman A. "Hopper" Martinez --
The hunt / Keith Mather --
Hope, the thing with feathers / Phyllis Meshulam --
Weaving peace / Phyllis Meshulam --
Recipes for Independence Day, Labor Day, Harvest, Interdependence Day / Phyllis Meshulam --
Regulations / Clare Morris --
Slightly damaged Buddhas, 20% off / Clare Morris --
Strength to strength / Clare Morris --
Shipping away / Don Edward Morris --
Letters from Lindsey to her dad on active duty somewhere in the Middle East / Don Edward Morris --
Draft night / Scott Morrison --
August 10, 2005 / B. Cole Morton --
Sitting in my yard by the salt marsh yesterday untangling string / B. Cole Morton --
PFC Porter Cleveland Bumpus, U.S.M.C. / B. Cole Morton --
Dragon river / Charlie Sherdyl Motz --
My first PBR patrol / Charlie Sherdyl Motz --
The V.C. palm tree / Charlie Sherdyl Motz --
The Zen junk, Soirap River day patrol / Charlie Sherdyl Motz --
The floater, Soirap River night patrol / Charlie Sherdyl Motz --
From Shopping cart soldiers / John Mulligan --
Sister Ambrose, the flying nun / Maureen E. Nerli --
Grief / Nguyen Qui Duc --
War / Nguyen Qui Duc --
Peace / Nguyen Qui Duc --
Words / Nguyen Qui Duc --
Love / Nguyen Qui Duc --
April / Nguyen Qui Duc --
Language / Nguyen Qui Duc --
Butterfly / Paul Ocampo --
Connections : Vermont Vietnam / Grace Paley --
The sad story about the six boys about to be drafted in Brooklyn / Grace Paley --
Meditation on being a baby killer / Michael Parmeley --
The art of window washing / Michael Parmeley --
Graves reg / Tom Patchell --
Fragments of bacon / Tom Patchell --
The ride / Redline --
Close call / Monica Rosenthal --
I look at him and smile, he looks at me with concern / Gregory Ross --
Dear George / Gregory Ross --
Skewed / Sandy Scull --
Sea salt / Sandy Scull --
Mrs. Martinez / Sandy Scull --
War's confession / Sandy Scull --
The well by the trail to My An / Ted Sexauer --
Poem for Tet / Ted Sexauer --
Two squads / Ted Sexauer --
Inside the wire / Ted Sexauer --
Fort Benning return : 2000 / Ted Sexauer --
Progress report / Ted Sexauer --
And her chicks / Michael Shuval --
February on the Jordan Rift / Michael Shuval --
Flowers / Michael Shuval --
Last time / Barbara Sonneborn --
Death's journeyman / Richard Sterling --
Meeting with the goddess : true story of the Vietnamese Annie Oakley / Richard L. Stevens --
Composting America / Lee Swenson --
Salt / Lee Swenson --
The Chicopee flash / John Swensson --
10 / Claude AnShin Thomas --
12 / Claude AnShin Thomas --
A soldier's prayer / Claude AnShin Thomas --
Marble mountain / Daniel Moen Thompson --
From To touch : a Vietnam War medic's diary / Gary Thompson --
Saigon passional / Buzz Tiffany --
War dream I / Julie Thi Underhill --
War dream II / Julie Thi Underhill --
Nothing to crow about / Christopher Upham --
Honor's death / Michael L. Wong --
To take a street / Michael L. Wong --
Sanctuary / Paul Woodruff --
Walking across a burnt field, I feel a puff of ashes up my jeans / Paul Woodruff --
The petition / Chun Yu --
Lullaby / Chun Yu --
Christmas at Grandma's / Doug Zachary --
Last call on the farm / Doug Zachary --
About the editor --
Vietnam writers group / Michael L Wong --
Permissions --
Photo credits --
Koa books.
Verfasserangabe: edited by Maxine Hong Kingston.

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From the Publisher: This poignant collection, compiled from Kingston's healing workshops, contains the distilled wisdom of survivors of five wars, including combatants, war widows, spouses, children, conscientious objectors, and veterans of domestic abuse. Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace includes accounts from people that grew up in military families, served as medics in the thick of war, or came home to homelessness. All struggle with trauma-PTSD, substance abuse, and other consequences of war and violence. Through their extraordinary writings, readers witness worlds coming apart and being put back together again through liberating insight, community, and the deep transformation that is possible only by coming to grips with the past.

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