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The Ukrainian Word for Wormwood is Chernobyl.' single work   poetry   "The wind is in from the east."
Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 The Ukrainian Word for Wormwood is Chernobyl.'
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Notes

  • Author's note: [Title] from Frederick Pohl's Chernobyl : A Novel, Bantam Books, 1987.
  • Epigraph: A well-executed thriller ... brings the story home. (San Francisco Chronicle.)
  • Epigraph: And the third angel sounded,/ and there fell a great star from heaven,/ burning as it were a lamp,/ and it fell upon the third part of the rivers,/ and upon the fountains of the waters;/ And the name of the star is called Wormwood:/ and the third part of the waters became wormwood;/ and many men died of the waters,/ because they were made bitter. (Revelations 8:10-11)

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    y separately published work icon Peoples Poetry Jennifer Compton (editor), Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1993 Z1231525 1993 anthology poetry Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1993
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