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The Yellow Birds (Hardcover)

Author:  Kevin Powers
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Format: Hardcover Large Print
ISBN-10: 1410452565
ISBN-13: 9781410452566
Sku: 238764621
Publish Date: 11/22/2012
Pages:  270
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In the midst of a bloody battle in the Iraq War, two soldiers, bound together since basic training, do everything to protect each other from both outside enemies and the internal struggles that come from constant danger.
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THE YELLOW BIRDS, by Kevin Powers, was selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the 10 Best Books of 2012.

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"Powers writes with a rawness that brings the sights and smells as well as the trauma and decay of war home to the reader." 07/15/2012

"Powers's style and story are haunting." (starred review) 07/30/2012

"[An] intense debut." - Keith Staskiewicz 09/07/2012

"[B]rilliantly observed and deeply affecting: at once a freshly imagined story about a soldier's coming of age, a harrowing tale about the friendship of two young men trying to stay alive on the battlefield in Iraq, and a philosophical parable about the loss of innocence and the uses of memory." - Michiko Kakutani 09/06/2012

"[A] first novel as compact and powerful as a footlocker full of ammo.....Kevin Powers has something to say, something deeply moving about the frailty of man and the brutality of war, and we should all lean closer and listen." - Benjamin Percy 10/07/2012

"[Powers] evoke sthe peculiar smell and feel of the war better than any journalist." 11/19/2012

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0270
Product attributePublisher:   Thorndike Press
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