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The warrior

Author: Frances Richey
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A memoir in verse about a mother's struggles with her son's two tours of duty in Iraq is told through twenty-eight poems that cover their difficult goodbyes and the poignancy of waiting while a loved one is in danger.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richey, Frances.
Warrior.
New York : Viking, 2008
(OCoLC)608480559
Online version:
Richey, Frances.
Warrior.
New York : Viking, 2008
(OCoLC)632086220
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Richey
ISBN: 9780670019618 0670019615
OCLC Number: 174501958
Description: 84 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Aztec Empire 3 --
The Barn Swallows 5 --
The Movers 7 --
Letters 10 --
The Book of Secrets 12 --
The Warrior 14 --
In a Time of War 18 --
Dream of the Lost Son 21 --
Kill School 25 --
Waiting 27 --
One Week Before Deployment 31 --
Thetis 43 --
Mourning in Sadr City 47 --
Home on Leave 48 --
He Tells Each Story 51 --
School for Commandos 52 --
A Walk Through the Seventh Regiment Armory 54 --
Cab Ride to Chelsea 56 --
The Worst Thing 57 --
Christmas Dinner with my Son in Arlington Heights 58 --
E-Mail from a Secret Location in Iraq: re: The Puppies 63 --
Time Out 66 --
The Powerlifter 67 --
Thor 69 --
Incommunicado 72 --
Collisions 74 --
Four Fragments from the Hall of the Madonnas 76 --
The Canal 78.
Responsibility: Frances Richey.
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A memoir in verse about a mother's struggles with her son's two tours of duty in Iraq is told through twenty-eight poems that cover their difficult goodbyes and the poignancy of waiting while a loved one is in danger.

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