I think I read a review in the NY Times, too. It sounds like very interesting book. G.Cindy --- "Judy s." <cherryjam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > If anyone can scan this book, I'll validate it. > > Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace > and War at West Point, by > Elizabeth Samet. > > Non-fiction. The Wall Street Journal just ran a > very positive review on it. > > Here's a short synopsis. > > Elizabeth Samnet is a civilian who teaches English > at the U.S. Army military > academy at West Point. In this book, she relates to > the reader the flavor of > what it's like to teach a subject few would think is > relevant to future army > officers: poetry, and literature. She talks about > her students, her military > colleagues who teach alongside her, and about how > the students that keep in > touch with her develop and change as they advance in > their military careers. > One of the reviewers at Amazon describes the book as > "a mini-memoir and > mini-autobiography. Most of all it is a long > reflection on the relationship > between literature and life, literature and the > military, [and] literature and war." > > Judy s. > cherryjam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > WISH LIST (called Requested Additions To The Bookshare Collection)is available at http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/Book_Requests.htm http://www.friendsofbookshare.org/ http://studentpages.alma.edu/~07jmyate/book_requests.htm www.jbrownell.com for miscellaneous and useful threads ____________________________________________________________________________________ Be a better friend, newshound, and know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now. http://mobile.yahoo.com/;_ylt=Ahu06i62sR8HDtDypao8Wcj9tAcJ To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.