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Lumberjack's Dove A Poem

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ISBN-10: 0062853678

ISBN-13: 9780062853677

Edition: 2018

Authors: GennaRose Nethercott

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A boldly original and visceral debut collection from the winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series Competition, selected by Louise Gluck In the ingenious and vividly imagined narrative poem The Lumberjack's Dove, GennaRose Nethercott describes a lumberjack who cuts his hand off with an axe--however, instead of merely being severed, the hand shapeshifts into a dove. Far from representing just an event of pain and loss in the body, this incident spirals outward to explore countless facets of being human, prompting profound reflections on sacrifice and longing, time and memory, and--finally--considering the act of storytelling itself. The lumberjack, his hand, and the axe that separated the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.50
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/2/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.06" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English