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Many Brave Hearts is an unblinking, eloquent, deeply felt account of how war can shatter emotional lives and undermine our deepest bonds. Virginia Slachman has documented for us the story, not only of her family and its slow disintegration over the years, but a narrative powerfully representative of a collective American experience. In highly accomplished, skillful prose the book offers readers a fascinating double-narrative that enhances and illuminates both. Father and daughter speak not so much to each other as to their common experience and grief. It is a beautiful and devastating testament and it is redeemed, in the only way possible, with ultimate understanding and love.
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|Publisher:||Chatter House Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Virginia Slachman is the author of three collections of poetry and an award-winning chapbook. Former poetry editor of Aspen Anthology and associate director of the Aspen Writers Conference, Slachman's work has received numerous fellowships and awards. A Pushcart-nominated poet, her work has appeared in many literary journals and anthologies, both in the U.S. and U.K. She has served as professor of creative writing and literature for over twenty years.