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We monks and soldiers

Lutz Bassmann

We monks and soldiers

by Lutz Bassmann

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLutz Bassmann ; translated by Jordan Stump
ContributionsStump, Jordan, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2682.O436 A9413 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25214585M
ISBN 109780803239913
LC Control Number2012003432

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We Monks and Soldiers book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From one of the most original French writers of our day comes /5.

We Monks and Soldiers. Lutz Bassmann. Translated by Jordan Stump. pages. Paperback. September $ Add to Cart. eBook (PDF) Jordan Stump is a professor of French at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is the author of The Other Book (Nebraska, ). As reviewer Petra Kim (herself the author of such post-exotic works as Hold-Up and Le Sable Gris) remarks, We Monks and Soldiers is surprisingly moving.

Set against the backdrop of humanity's slow and violent leave-taking from the face of the earth, the book has 5/5(2). As reviewer Petra Kim (herself the author of such post-exotic works as Hold-Up and Le Sable Gris) remarks, We We monks and soldiers book and Soldiers is surprisingly moving.

Set against the backdrop of humanity's slow and violent leave-taking from the face of the earth, the book has 5/5.

Editorial Reviews. Written in a tersely descriptive prose appropriate for its grim context, this interconnected series of stories by Bassmann (a pseudonym for the French writer Antoine Volodine), is set in an indeterminate future when the human race is dying out, and the Organization—run by remnants of the Communist Party—is sending out trained monks and soldiers to assist anyone about Brand: UNP - Nebraska Paperback.

We Monks and Soldiers Lutz Bassmann, trans. from the French by Jordan Stump. Univ. of Nebraska, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book Written in a tersely descriptive.

Get this from a library. We monks and soldiers. [Lutz Bassmann; Jordan Stump] -- While humanity seems to be fading around them, the members of a shadowy organization are doing their inadequate best to assist those experiencing their last moments.

From a soldier-monk exorcising. In We Monks & Soldiers, this reality is one of loss, desolation, confusion, and despair.

There is a sense that civilization has ended, and the best we can hope for is gloom. Gloom may not seem like a common mood for us, here, but for Bassmann’s characters, it is the atmosphere of broken worlds, an ever present fact of reality.

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The lead author, Hal Moore, was a Lieutenant Colonel in the 1st Calvary Division, one of the units at the front of the battle about which We Were Soldiers Once And Young is written.

The second author, Joe Galloway, was a UPI The book opens with five pages listing those killed in the Pleiku campaign in October and November when the War in /5.

We Monks and Soldiers Lutz Bassmann From one of the most original French writers of our day comes a mysterious, prismatic, and at times profoundly sad reflection on humanity in its darker moments—one of which may very well be our own.

Scopri We Monks & Soldiers di Lutz Bassmann, Jordan Stump: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da Amazon.5/5(2). A good nonfiction book on the subject is, As monks we can create space and time in many ways and we can preserve what remains.

As soldiers we can win space and time back from the enemy. However we choose to do this work the goal is the same: Self-determination for our peoples. We monks and soldiers have no culture of magic. Not of this sort, clearly marked by shamanism, nor of any other. We place no faith in rituals involving artifacts, bits of cloth, bizarre or ridicu-lous gesticulations.

We entrust our fate to far surer powers, powers lodged. Title: We Monks and Soldiers Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: September 1, Publisher: UNP - Nebraska Paperback Language: English.

The abandoned pagoda in this story is a microcosm of American-Vietnamese relations. Dobbins and Kiowa’s questioning of their presence in this makeshift church stands in for Americans’ questioning of their army’s presence in Vietnam.

When the soldiers happen upon the church, they discover that it is occupied by well-intentioned monks who. We Are The Monks. K likes. "We Are The Monks" is a husband and wife duo out of Nashville, TN made up of Trent and Shellie ers: K.

Don't miss this book. It details the insertion of the Air Cavalry (Huey's) into Vietnam in It's the book that the movie, "We Were Soldiers" was written from and it's a first hand account by a man that wa actually there. Great book/5(K). Bob is an award winning author for his We Were Soldiers Too Series.

His first book in the series was about his time in the military and was a finalist for Nonfiction Autobiography Book of the Year in with the Independent Authors Network.

Book Two continues to win awards in numerous contests in the nonfiction category. During mid-NovemberMoore (then a lieutenant colonel) led officers and men from the US Army's 1st Cavalry Division into the Ia Drang Valley, a trackless waste near Vietnam's border with Cambodia that served as a Communist sanctuary and infiltration route into Vietnam's Central Highlands.

Almost as soon as they arrived, American forces were engaged in a series of constant- contact. The entire book is made out of 24 carat gold and consists of six sheets bound together, which have illustrations of a horse-rider, a mermaid, a harp, and soldiers.

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Häftad Engelska, idealism. Jordan Stump is a professor of French at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is the author of The Other Book (Nebraska, ), has translated numerous texts, including Minor Angels, and was awarded the French-American Foundation's.