The Resource A Chorus of Stones, Susan Griffin, (electronic resource)

A Chorus of Stones, Susan Griffin, (electronic resource)

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A Chorus of Stones
Title
A Chorus of Stones
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Susan Griffin
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eng
Summary
A brilliant and provocative exploration of the interconnection of private life and the large-scale horrors of war and devastation. A Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, and a winner of the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association Award, Susan Griffin's A Chorus of Stones is an extraordinary reevaluation of history that explores the links between individual lives and catastrophic, world-altering violence. One of the most acclaimed and poetic voices of contemporary American feminism, Griffin delves into the perspective of those whose personal relationships and family histories were profoundly influenced by war and its often secret mechanisms: the bomb-maker and the bombing victim, the soldier and the pacifist, the grand architects who were shaped by personal experience and in turn reshaped the world. Declaring that "each solitary story belongs to a larger story"?and beginning with the brutal and heartbreaking circumstances of her own childhood?Griffin examines how the subtle dynamics of parenthood, childhood, and marriage interweave with the monumental violence of global conflict. She proffers a bold and powerful new understanding of the psychology of war through illuminating glimpses into the personal lives of Ernest Hemingway, Mahatma Gandhi, Heinrich Himmler, British officer Sir Hugh Trenchard, and other historic figures?as well as the munitions workers at Oak Ridge, a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing, and other humbler yet indispensible witnesses to history
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Griffin, Susan
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  • History
  • Sociology
  • Nonfiction
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A Chorus of Stones, Susan Griffin, (electronic resource)
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online
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9781504012218
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B6742092-87F5-4695-8BD8-85B3A6EE6744
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Label
A Chorus of Stones, Susan Griffin, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/b6742092-87f5-4695-8bd8-85b3a6ee6744
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781504012218
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
B6742092-87F5-4695-8BD8-85B3A6EE6744
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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