They Dragged Them through the Streets by Hilary Plum
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A veteran of the US war in Iraq commits suicide, and his brother joins with four friends in search of ways to protest the war. Together they undertake a series of small-scale bombings until an explosion claims one of their own. This grave and elegant novel is an elegy for these two deaths and the war itself.

They Dragged Them Through the Streets
is a bold meditation on idealism, anger, and the American home front’s experience of today’s wars. This is an innovative work in the great tradition of war literature and a singular chronicle of one generation’s conflicts.


About Hilary Plum

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Hilary Plum is from New England and now lives in central Pennsylvania. This is her first novel.
Published April 15, 2013 by Fiction Collective 2. 207 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, War, Literature & Fiction. Fiction