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Here, Bullet
by Brian Turner


Overview - Poetry. A harrowing, beautiful, first-person account of the Iraq war by a soldier-poet, winner of the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award. Turner's HERE, BULLET is exceptional for its beauty, honesty and skill: "If a body is what you want,/then here is bone and gristle and flesh./Here is the clavicle-snapped wish..." Based on his yearlong tour in Iraq as an infantry team leader, the poems offer gracefully rendered, unflinching description but, remarkably, leave the reader to draw conclusions or moral lessons.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Poetry. A harrowing, beautiful, first-person account of the Iraq war by a soldier-poet, winner of the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award. Turner's HERE, BULLET is exceptional for its beauty, honesty and skill: "If a body is what you want,/then here is bone and gristle and flesh./Here is the clavicle-snapped wish..." Based on his yearlong tour in Iraq as an infantry team leader, the poems offer gracefully rendered, unflinching description but, remarkably, leave the reader to draw conclusions or moral lessons.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781882295555
  • ISBN-10: 1882295552
  • Publisher: Alice James Books
  • Publish Date: November 2005
  • Page Count: 71
  • Dimensions: 8.54 x 5.6 x 0.27 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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