Birthed from Scorched Hearts: Women Respond to War [NOOK Book]

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Award-winning author MariJo Moore asked women from around the world to consider the devastating nature of conflict—inner wars, outer wars, public battles, and personal losses. Their answers, in the form of poignant poetry and essays, examine war in all its permutations, beginning in 60 CE and continuing into the 21st century, from Ireland to Iraq and everywhere in between. With contributions from both well-known and first-time writers, this moving anthology encompasses a wide range of voices—a Blitz evacuee, an ...
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Birthed from Scorched Hearts: Women Respond to War

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Overview

Award-winning author MariJo Moore asked women from around the world to consider the devastating nature of conflict—inner wars, outer wars, public battles, and personal losses. Their answers, in the form of poignant poetry and essays, examine war in all its permutations, beginning in 60 CE and continuing into the 21st century, from Ireland to Iraq and everywhere in between. With contributions from both well-known and first-time writers, this moving anthology encompasses a wide range of voices—a Blitz evacuee, an ex-slave, an incarcerated mother, former military personnel, survivors of domestic violence, those who have battled drugs and disease, and many other courageous women willing to share their unique and timeless insight on the realities of war.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555918828
  • Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 418 KB

Meet the Author

MariJo Moore (Cherokee/Irish/Dutch) is the author of a dozen books including Spirit Voices of Bones, Confessions of a Madwoman, Red Woman With Backward Eyes and Other Stories, The Diamond Doorknob, The Boy With A Tree Growing From His Ear and Other Stories, and the editor of four anthologies.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The endurance of women: before the beginning of time and onward 3

Ch. 2 A world of war 71

Ch. 3 Memoirs of guarded reflections 139

Ch. 4 Different kinds of war: battles on the home front 193

Ch. 5 Protestors, participants, peace: why, why not, and when? 247

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