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Author: Hugh Martin
Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2018.
Series: American poets continuum series, no.169.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"Hugh Martin's second full-length poetry collection moves within and among history to broaden and complicate our understanding of war. These poems push beyond tidy generalizations and easy moralizing as they explore the complex, often tense relationships between U.S. soldiers and Iraqi civilians. The speaker journeys through training to deployment and back again, returning home to reflect on the soldiers and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martin, Hugh, 1984- author.
In country
Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2018
(DLC) 2018018261
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Martin
ISBN: 9781942683704 1942683707
OCLC Number: 1029860791
Awards: Winner of A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize 2012 (United States)
Description: 104 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: American poets continuum series, no.169.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Hugh Martin.

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A powerful, nuanced look at service in the Iraq War through the eyes of a veteran turned poet.  Read more...

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"This is a poetry of small detail and large design. At one level, the guns, wasted terrains, and grinding dailiness of violence surprise and engage. The meticulous craft of detail allows the reader Read more...

 
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