In a Beautiful Country

ISBN-10: 1935536117

ISBN-13: 9781935536116

Edition: 2011

Authors: Kevin Prufer
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Description: In a Beautiful Country examines America's suburbs and exurbs where "The thrown newspaper fails / to reach the steps." Taking place beside hospital beds and amid outlet malls, within earshot of military bases and in the light of horror movies, these poems mourn the loss of parents, friends, and our sense of our nation. Turning to ballad-like rhythms, Prufer critiques romanticized visions of art while asserting its central role in citizenship and empire.

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List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Four Way Books
Publication date: 3/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440

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