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Battle Dress - by Karen Skolfield (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 80

Genre: Poetry

Sub-Genre: Women Authors

Format: Paperback

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Age Range: Adult

Author: Karen Skolfield

Language: English

Street Date: August 13, 2019
TCIN: 76377142
UPC: 9781324003014
Item Number (DPCI): 248-63-4124
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



Winner of the Massachusetts Book Award

A terrific and sometimes terrifying collection--morally complex, rhythmic, tough-minded, and original. --Rosanna Warren, 2018 Barnard Women Poets Prize citation



Book Synopsis



In a poetic voice at once accessible and otherworldly, gutsy and insightful, U.S. Army veteran Karen Skolfield offers a rare glimpse of a female soldier's training and mental conditioning. Through the narratives of a young soldier, her older counterpart, and her fellow soldiers, Skolfield searches for meaning in combat preparation, long-term trauma, and the way war is embedded in our language and psyche.

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