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All-American girl

Author: Robin Becker
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1996] ©1996
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poetry by Jewish poet Robin Becker reflecting themes of sexual preference, dying, and religion.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Becker, Robin, 1951-
All-American girl.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)604410990
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Becker
ISBN: 0822939177 9780822939177 0822955806 9780822955801
OCLC Number: 32858307
Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 1996
Description: 69 pages : portrait ; 24 cm.
Contents: Shopping --
The Crypto-Jews --
My Grandmother's Crystal Ball --
The Mystery, Then the Facts --
Santo Domingo Feast Day --
The Elimination of First Thoughts --
A History of Sexual Preference --
The Star Show --
Solar --
Brisk Autumn and the Querulous Trees --
We Thought of Each Other as Food --
Port-au-Prince, 1960 --
Quaker Meeting, the Sixties --
Villanelle for a Lesbian Mom --
In Pietrasanta --
Haircut on Via di Mezzo --
Family Romance --
Peter Pan in North America --
Spiritual Morning --
Opals --
Too Jewish --
Telling Them Apart --
Risk --
Contradancing in Nelson, N.H. --
The Woman Question --
When Someone Dies Young --
Bicycle Days --
The Ribbon --
Hold Back --
Midnight Swim --
Dreaming at the Rexall Drug --
Meeting the Gaze of the Great Horned Owl --
From Taos to Santa Fe --
The New Year --
Yom Kippur, Taos, New Mexico --
Kindness --
Death of the Owl --
The Roast Chicken.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Robin Becker.

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This collection, which is included in the "Pitt Poetry" series, contains the work of the American poet, Robin Becker.  Read more...

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"Robin Becker's poems in her Lambda Book Award winner, rove ther terrain of loss and grief: the streets of childhood in Philadelphia where she courts other women against the backdrop of our country's Read more...

 
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