Title Executioner [Author's first book of poems - 2 copies]
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Berkeley, CA Serendipity Books (Ironwood Press0 1976
Seller ID 259060
2 copies of the author's first book (for the price of one). A macabre collection of powerful images, wrought by war. 'Poet as Executioner'. Weigl has received many awards for his poetry, along with a Bronze Star for service in Vietnam. Weigl worked with Thanh T. Nguyen of the Joiner Research Center to translate poems of North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers captured during war. Weigl and Nguten accepted an invitation from the Vietnamese Writers Association and traveled to Hanoi to receive assistance in translating the poems.