Example sentences for: deserter

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  • "A book of heart, fire and genius," says the New York Times Book Review . More controversial is Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain , a surprise best seller about a Civil War deserter, which, to the dismay of many critics, beat out DeLillo's Underworld for the National Book Award.

  • Its anti-hero, Hertz Grein, an erudite European refugee and serial deserter of women, turns his back on a secular life gone hideously awry and migrates to Israel, joining the most extreme sect of ultra-Orthodox he can find.

  • But it was not that carnage that so influenced Minor's life, in Winchester's view, but the order that the doctor brand an Irish deserter on the face with a D.

  • Several recent reviews buck the critical consensus and deride the book, the story of a Confederate deserter, for being too self-consciously novelistic (James Gardner, National Review ). Like "a literary approximation of an already literary idea of reality," says Slate's James Wood.


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