By Sonja Yelich

ISBN-10: 1869404238

ISBN-13: 9781869404239

Sonja Yelich's Get a few is a bold departure from her past, award-winning assortment, Clung. It follows an American marine, Edgar, serving in Iraq, and the responses of his kinfolk again domestic to his travel of 'doody'. Yelich vividly contrasts his lifestyles along with his family's, and serves up a whirlwind of views at the warfare and modern American existence from 'The Sopranos' to 'Black Hawk Down', YouTube to SUVs. The narrative of Edgar and his kin starts off to fragment during the publication because the horror of struggle deepens - a marine loses a leg and a aircraft 'breaks its nostril on / terrible visibility in summer'. Yelich, highlighting the confusion of battle, leaves a reader guessing as to Edgar's eventual destiny. Chilling, humorous, unhappy and thought-provoking, Get a few is the paintings of a author pushing the capacities of language to specific the possibility of violence to erupt in daily life.

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