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Deaf republic : poems
Title:
Deaf republic : poems
ISBN:
9781555978310
Physical Description:
76 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Abstract:
Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, Petya, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hear--they all have gone deaf, and their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language. The story follows the private lives of townspeople encircled by public violence. At once a love story, an elegy, and an urgent plea, these poems confronts our time's vicious atrocities and our collective silence in the face of them.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, 2019.
General Note:
Poems.

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