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Accepting the Disaster Poems

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ISBN-10: 0374535469

ISBN-13: 9780374535469

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joshua Mehigan

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A shark's tooth, the shape-shifting cloud drifting from a smokestack, the smoke detectors that hang, ominous but disregarded, overhead-very little eludes the curious and sympathetic eye of Joshua Mehigan. The poems in Accepting the Disaster range from lyric miniatures like "The Crossroads," an eight-line sketch of an accident scene, to "The Orange Bottle," an expansive narrative whose main character suffers a psychotic episode after quitting medication. Mehigan blends the naturalistic milieu of such great chroniclers of American life as Stephen Crane and Studs Terkel with the cinematic menace and wonder of Fritz Lang. Balanced by the music of his verse, this unusual…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 7/21/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.48" wide x 8.19" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English