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by Kevin Bowen

  • ISBN: 1880684209
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Kevin Bowen
  • Subcategory: Poetry
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Curbstone Books; 1st edition (July 1, 1995)
  • Pages: 63 pages
  • FB2 size: 1960 kb
  • EPUB size: 1698 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
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Published July 1st 1995 by Curbstone Press (first published October 1994)

Published July 1st 1995 by Curbstone Press (first published October 1994). Playing Basketball With the Viet Cong (Contemporary Poets Series (Curbstone Press). 1880684209 (ISBN13: 9781880684207). Jul 30, 2008 Serena rated it really liked it. Kevin Bowen‘s Playing Basketball With the Viet Cong is his first collection of poems and they focus on his memories of the Vietnam War. Although there are moments of brutality and horrifying images, many of these poems intend to infuse the enemy with humanity - whether that enemy is a . soldier or a member of the Viet Cong.

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All Book Contributor Series NWP Info. are all informed by Bowen's reflective sensibility, and they are all etched with precision and grace. This poetry is shaped out of a love for people, as well as a painful passion garnered from the experience of war. One feels that a witness is sharing heartfelt moments when reading.

Kevin Bowen‘s Playing Basketball With the Viet Cong is his first collection of poems and they focus on his memories of the Vietnam War. soldier or a member of the Viet Cong

PLAYING BASKETBALL is, more than a book, an act of healing and generosity.

PLAYING BASKETBALL is, more than a book, an act of healing and generosity. Teen and Young Adult. Literature & Fiction.

Nor the Commies: "You mixed up farewell to an epoch with the. beginning of a new one. I put this book here for you, who once.

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Kevin Bowen’s collection of poems, Playing Basketball with the Viet Cong, ‘reinscribes the humanity of a former enemy’. 14 The title poem displays a genuine sympathy with the Gauloise-smoking, ex-Viet Cong, who comes to the poet’s house in Boston, and shoots baskets. Graves at Quang Tri’ dwells on the price of war from a Vietnamese point of view. The problem of soil erosion and the continuing menace of unexploded mines, are two facets of postwar Viet Nam that Bowen mentions. A Conical Hat’ offers a rare insight into what it was like fighting for the 179. Viet Cong: Across the table all night.

Poems offer a fresh perspective on the Vietnam War and the experiences of soldiers and civilians there

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