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ዽ Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story of a Forgotten War (English Edition) for ipad ጙ E-Pub Author Matti Friedman ፠

ዽ Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story of a Forgotten War (English Edition) for ipad ጙ E-Pub Author Matti Friedman ፠ ዽ Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story of a Forgotten War (English Edition) for ipad ጙ E-Pub Author Matti Friedman ፠ In Pumpkinflowers, Matti Friedman has created one of the most original and powerful works of non fiction I have ever read Friedman creates a mythic yet intimate work that distils what Wilfred Owen called the pity of war with a visceral and unforgettable intensity Sydney Morning Herald Pumpkinflowers should be well on its way to joining the select group of wartime narratives that continue to grip and grate on the conscience long after they have been read, put back on the shelf, or passed along Pumpkinflowers is both searing and sobering Friedman tugs at our feelings about nobility, absurdity, and tragedy by capturing mood and melancholy with the spare sketches of a gifted wartime correspondent Jewish StandardA book about young men transformed by war, written by a veteran whose dazzling literary gifts gripped my attention from the first page to the last Wall Street JournalA beautifully written insight Jewish ChronicleMatti Friedman s haunting war memoir reminds one of Michael Herr s unforgettable Vietnam memoir, Dispatches It, too, is destined to become a classic text on the absurdities of war Evocative, emotionally wrenching, and yet clear eyed and dispassionate, Pumpkinflowers is a stunning achievement Kai Bird, Pulitzer Prize winning biographer and New York Times bestselling author of The Good Spy Pumpkinflowers is a sad, lyrical book proud and fierce on its own terms Friedman s prose is elegant and concise, yet it is studded with gems from the Talmud and Torah that only a writer deeply learned in the Jewish tradition could offer His memoirs of his time in the mist and the mountains of Lebanon are full of haunting insights into what it means to be a soldier It will be remembered as a classic ProspectA haunting yet wry tale of young people at war, cursed by political forces beyond their control, that can stand alongside the best narrative nonfiction coming out of Afghanistan and Iraq Kirkus ReviewsThe collective portrait of young Israeli soldiers puts Pumpkinflowers on a par with Tim O Brien s The Things They Carried its Israeli analog New York TimesA book about young men transformed by war, written by a veteran whose dazzling literary gifts gripped my attention from the first page to the last The Wall Street Journal Friedmans sober and striking new memoir is on a par with Tim OBriens The Things They Carried its Israeli analog The New York Times Book Review It was just one small hilltop in a small, unnamed war in the late 1990s, but it would send out ripples that are still felt worldwide today The hill, in Lebanon, was called the Pumpkin flowers was the military code word for casualties Award winning writer Matti Friedman re creates the harrowing experience of a band of young Israeli soldiers charged with holding this remote outpost, a task that would change them forever, wound the country in ways large and small, and foreshadow the unwinnable conflicts the United States would soon confront in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere.Pumpkinflowers is a reckoning by one of those young soldiers now grown into a remarkable writer Part memoir, part reportage, part history, Friedmans powerful narrative captures the birth of todays chaotic Middle East and the rise of a twenty first century type of war in which there is never a clear victor and media images can be as important as the battle itself Raw and beautifully rendered, Pumpkinflowers will take its place among classic war narratives by George Orwell, Philip Caputo, and Tim OBrien It is an unflinching look at the way we conduct war today. 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    • Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story of a Forgotten War (English Edition)
    • 2.2
    • 140
    • Format Kindle
    • 273 pages
    • Matti Friedman
    • Anglais
    • 16 July 2017

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