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No Father Can Save Her

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ISBN-10: 1935514806

ISBN-13: 9781935514800

Edition: N/A

Authors: Julene Tripp Weaver

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Julene Tripp Weaver's No Father Can Save Her tells in verse the tumultuous coming of age story of a girl growing up in Queens, NY during the 1960s and 70s. When the little girl's father dies, her uncle steps in inappropriately as her mother descends slowly into mental illness. This collection touches upon all kinds of relationships-family, friendships, sexual liaisons, and racial tensions-and the boundary crossings among them. The poems here are gutsy, hard-hitting, and honest, as is clearly evidenced in these lines from "Out in the World" "At twelve, she's wise to it already, / that any man would have her." Weaver's language is direct, muscular, and heartbreaking. But ultimately, No Father…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Plain View Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.22" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English