Zone Fighting Words War is not healthy for children and other living things. On the
other hand, it's been pure catnip for readers since the time of Homer.
This year's bellicose bumper crop includes Seamus Heaney's combat-ready Beowulf,
Jeff Shaara's Gone
for Soldiers (believe us, we are!), Evan Connell's Deus
lo Volt! (believe us, He does!), not to mention Stephen
of the Alamo and James Brady's Marines