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Only the Nails Remain: Scenes from the Balkan Wars

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Only the Nails Remain: Scenes from the Balkan Wars is a chronicle of poet and critic Christopher Merrill's ten war-time journeys to the Balkans from the years 1992 through 1996. At once a travelogue, a book of war reportage, and a biography of the imagination under siege, this beautifully written and personal narrative takes the reader along on the author's journeys to all ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published October 23rd 2001 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published 1999)
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Detailed, in-person account of people trying to make sense of the often senseless violence at the end of the Yugoslav national project, from hiking with poets in the mountains of Slovenian to crossing Sniper Alley in Sarajevo under siege. No easy conclusions.
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