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Battles and Lullabies

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With his father gunned down in a petty robbery and his aunt haunted by the threats of the Gestapo, Richard Michelson's experiences growing up in Brooklyn were far from ordinary, yet they remain all too common--too much a part of ongoing violence--to be dismissed as merely private events, safely past. In Counting to Six Million he writes out memory, anxiety, and grief, ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published January 4th 2006 by University of Illinois Press (first published November 9th 2005)
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Apr 30, 2010 Aimee rated it it was amazing
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This is probably some of the best-crafted poetry I've ever read (ever). It's shockingly literary for modern times. It's the kind of writing that all poets should strive for.
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