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Granta 125: After the War
     

Granta 125: After the War

by John Freeman
 

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It is not just nations that are made and destroyed by war - families are scattered, boundaries of loyalty redrawn. The autumn issue of Granta explores the aftermath of conflict. Patrick French writes of a great uncle whose death in the Second World War transformed the family line. A powerful new story by Thomas McGuane tells of fraternal rivalry and the truth of a

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It is not just nations that are made and destroyed by war - families are scattered, boundaries of loyalty redrawn. The autumn issue of Granta explores the aftermath of conflict. Patrick French writes of a great uncle whose death in the Second World War transformed the family line. A powerful new story by Thomas McGuane tells of fraternal rivalry and the truth of a mother's past. A new essay by Aleksandar Hemon recounts a friend's separation from his father during the Balkan Wars. From the familial to the global, here is what happens when the weapons are set down, brought to life in fiction, poetry, reportage and memoir.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905881710
Publisher:
Granta Books
Publication date:
11/13/2013
Series:
Granta Series , #125
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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SIGRID RAUSING is the publisher and acting editor of "Granta" magazine, and the publisher of Granta and Portobello Books. She is the author of "History, Memory and Identity in Post Soviet Estonia: The End of a Collective Farm" (Oxford University Press) and "Everything is Wonderful," forthcoming from Grove Atlantic in the US and Bonniers in Sweden spring 2014.

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