The Yellow Birds Wins Hemingway/PEN Awards

Kevin Powers' The Yellow Birds has been awarded the Hemingway/PEN award!  Awarded annually to an American author of a novel or short story collection who has not previously published a book of fiction, this prize is funded by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation.  The Yellow Birds, which made many 2012 best of lists, tells the story of two soldiers in the Iraq War, bound together since basic training,who do everything to protect each other from both outside enemies and the internal struggles that come from constant danger.  See what all the buzz is about.  Check out a copy at your Community Library today!

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