The Warrior

The Warrior

Book - 2008
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A "heart-rending"(Anna Quindlen, Newsweek ) memoir-in-verse that speaks to a mother's love for her son

When Frances Richey's only child, Ben, a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Green Beret, went on the first of his two deployments to Iraq, she began to write the twenty-eight unflinching poems that make up The Warrior . This urgent and intensely personal collection describes the world of those who wait while their loved ones are in combat or perilous situations; it is universal in its expression of the longing, anguish, love, and hope that constitute close relationships.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.
ISBN: 9780670019618
Branch Call Number: 811.6 R399
Characteristics: 84 pages ; 22 cm

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