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War is-- : soldiers, survivors, and storytellers talk about war

Author: Marc Aronson; Patricia J Campbell
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays, memoirs, letters, and fiction that present opposing viewpoints on the nature of war by such contributors as Mark Twain, Bob Dylan, and Ernie Pyle.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Aronson; Patricia J Campbell
ISBN: 9780763642310 0763642312 9780763636258 0763636258
OCLC Number: 259265690
Notes: An anthology of fiction, speeches, poems, and essays about war.
Description: 277 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: What I believe about war: War is ...? / Patty Campbell --
People like war / Marc Aronson --
Deciding about war: Dead Marine becomes lesson for students / Associated Press --
Letter to a young enlistee / Christian Bauman --
The recruitment minefield / Bill Bigelow --
The moment of combat [excerpt] / Chris Hedges --
Thou shalt not kill / Lyn Brown --
The war prayer / Mark Twain --
Masters of war / Bob Dylan --
Experiencing war: Letters from "over there", 1919 / Fred Duane Cowan --
In the front lines / Ernie Pyle --
Memories of Vietnam / C.W. Bowman, Jr. --
Letters from Vietnam / Mickey Andrews --
Women at war: what it is like to be a female soldier in Iraq / Helen Benedict --
Wordsmith at war / Lee Kelley --
In order to see beauty in life, I had to see hell / David Bellavia --
Tough / Joel Turnipseed --
A survivor's tale / Fumiko Miura --
The aftermath of war: Killing flies / Rita Williams-Garcia --
Heads / Margo Lanagan.
Other Titles: Soldiers, survivors, and storytellers talk about war
Responsibility: edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell.

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A collection of essays, memoirs, letters, and fiction that present opposing viewpoints on the nature of war by such contributors as Mark Twain, Bob Dylan, and Ernie Pyle.

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