Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Iraq Veterans "The Yellow Birds"

AIR DATE: Nov. 12, 2012 Iraq Veteran's War Fiction Taps Personal Experience

Kevin Powers served in the U.S. Army in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. When he returned to the U.S. he turned initially to poetry to work through his own questions about his experience, but found he needed "a larger canvas." Jeffrey Brown talks to Powers about his novel, "The Yellow Birds" which is nominated for the National Book Award. Transcript>>>

Watch Conversation: Kevin Powers, Author of 'The Yellow Birds' on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

No comments: