Missives from the Green Campaign

David Michael Armstrong

Missives from the Green Campaign

David Michael Armstrong

Distributed for Omnidawn Publishing, Inc.

64 pages | 5 1/2 x 7
Paper $6.95 ISBN: 9781632430441 Published October 2017
Selected by Brian Evenson as winner of the Omnidawn Fabulist Fiction Prize In a future short on fossil fuels and flora, the military compels its soldiers to carry houseplants wherever they go. To allow a plant to die is treason. Hershel Boyd is by all accounts a poor soldier, a frail, overeducated believer in the fading freedoms of a dying country. The narrator, a fellow recruit, makes it his mission to protect Hershel against all dangers. From the hazings of basic training to a botched invasion of the rainforests of South America, the two men must fight for a future where hope, not savagery, still springs eternal in the human breast.
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