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IN the words of the sub-title, this is another instalment in One Shepherd's Struggle for Survival, first poignantly and passionately told in A Shepherd's Watch.
This book poignantly witnesses to the mass slaughter of millions precisely by focusing on a few; the stories of these few help to refute the ghastly boast of Stalin himself that "a million deaths is a statistic.
In the closing moment, Gat stood by Assaf's side, their barely tangent arms poignantly conveying an unbreakable, if mutable, partnership.
For example, he poignantly describes how inadequate hospital care in Bethlehem and the delays of getting his father-in-law through military checkpoints contributed to his death within twelve days of reaching a Jerusalem hospital.
The brief, free-verse poignantly speaks to affliction, fear, and the subtle majesty of a complex and ever-changing world.
He writes sparingly, poignantly and pointedly to prompt questions, concerns and a greater awareness of what happened to him and others like him at the Mohawk Institute in Brantford, Ont.
Together, however, they poignantly evoke a world of decay and regeneration, nurture and neglect.
He's then robbed by two men and harassed by cops who catch him drinking in public while, poignantly, the country celebrates a holiday.
For an architect admittedly fascinated by ruins (Souto de Moura has travelled extensively to Greece and Peru, among other places), the act of transforming his own work into a ruin is poignantly paradoxical, but also curiously enriching.
Most poignantly, Sue has had four wedding rings stolen by the scumbags who broke into their home.
Taking as a point of departure the notion that captivity marks the life of Cervantes, and that the trauma of the experience, not easily available to consciousness, poignantly haunts the author's texts, Maria Antonia Garces provides new and fascinating interpretations of Cervantes' texts and provides useful materials dealing with Cervantes' captivity in Algiers (1575-80).