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War is Personal [ASSOCIATION COPY]
[N.p.] : Many Voices Press in association with The Nation Institute [self-published], (2010) - 4to (282 × 210 mm), pp.239, [1]. 101 black-and-white photographs, reproductions of two letters. Text by Richards, afterword by Dr. Andrew J. Bacevich. Design by Richards. Black endpapers; corner of final leaf untrimmed. Grey paper-covered boards, spine and front lettered in blind. Black-and-white photo-illustrated dust-jacket, text in grey and red, and in unprinted white to flaps; light wear. Fine in a near-fine dust-jacket. First edition, an association copy. ’It was 2006; the war in Iraq was in its fourth year.’No weapons of mass destruction had been found. There were reports of tens of thousands of dead and injured Iraqis, of more than 2,000 dead American soldiers, of rising rates of depression and suicide among American military Personnel. All the while Congress and the media debated what the conflict was costing America in image and treasure, the president in popularity. Troubled by the public’s growing indifference to the tragedy of Iraq and critical of his own inaction, photographer and writer Eugene Richards set out on what would be a year-long journey to document the lives of Americans who’d been profoundly affected by the war War is Personal is a collection of fifteen complex and deeply intimate real-life stories. It’s a study of lives in upheaval, a chronicle of greatly differing experiences and perceptions of what it means to go to war, to fight, to wait, to mourn, to remember, to live on when those that you love are gone.’ [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Oliver J. Wood]
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