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Deaf Republic

by Ilya Kaminsky

Paperback, 80 pages, Graywolf Press, List Price: $16 |


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Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, Petya, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hear — they all have gone deaf, and their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language.