A Chorus of Stones: The Private Life of War

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Anchor Books, 1992 - Social Science - 363 pages
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An acclaimed writer explores the interplay between the public tragedy of war and the daily struggles of our private lives--the conflicts between truth and falsehood, secrecy and revelation, testimony and denial. A brilliant philosophical inquiry into the nature of modern warfare. A National Book Critics Circle nominee.

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A CHORUS OF STONES: The Private Life of War

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Griffin (Made from this Earth, 1983; Pornography and Silence, 1981, etc.) turns her thoughtful if chronically depressed gaze to the relationship between secrecy and violence, both in the world and in ... Read full review

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User Review  - D_Eligh - LibraryThing

When I taught Advanced Composition, I used this book as a primary reader. Griffin has created a brilliant new form of essay, merging multi-disciplinary research, journalism and personal reflection. Her insight is so profound it's breathtaking. She should be required reading for being human. Read full review



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