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    DescriptionUntil now, the poetry of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has been hidden, "embedded" within comments made at press briefings and in interviews. His preferred medium is the spoken word, and his audience has been limited to hard-bitten reporters and hard-core watchers of C-SPAN. Just as "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" were spoken aloud by many bards, in many variations, before Homer captured them on paper, the Rumsfeld improvisations have finally met up with their perfect editor/enabler. Hart Seely, coeditor of "O Holy Cow! The Selected Verse of Phil Rizzuto, " uncovers the gems hidden within hundreds of hours of Rumsfeld commentary, in the form of Zen verse, haiku, sonnets, lyric poetry, and free verse. In addition, Seely's sharp sleuthing has uncovered two thematic collections: Rumsfeld's Songs of Myself, and Nine Poems on the Media. The result is a hilarious and irreverently revealing book both by and about one of the world's most powerful men.


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    Title
    Pieces of Intelligence
    Subtitle
    The Existential Poetry of Donald H. Rumsfeld
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Donald H. Rumsfeld, Edited by Hart Seely
    Physical properties
    Format: Other book format
    Number of pages: 118
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 190 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 206 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780743255974
    ISBN 10: 0743255976
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    B&T General Subject: 460
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WHJ
    BIC E4L: HUM
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    Libri: I-HU
    DC21: 973.931092
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 973.931092, 973.931/092
    BISAC V2.8: HUM006000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036070
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: E838.5.R86
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: E838.5.R862 S44 2003
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: WHJ, DC, NHK
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    The Free Press
    Publication date
    21 August 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York