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Author: John Hoppenthaler
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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In his third collection of poetry, John Hoppenthaler surveils the remnants of an American Dream. What devotion might mean and look like in our time is at the book's heart. The poems, written in a variety of styles, offer testimony and uncover, row by row, what remains viable in a garden they hope to resurrect. -- Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hoppenthaler
ISBN: 9780887485954 0887485952
OCLC Number: 894931394
Notes: Poems.
Description: 77 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Domestic garden --
The garden of Eden --
Camp out --
Eminent domain --
Sleeping in Elizabeth Bishop's bedroom --
Home movie --
Immigrant song --
Waterfall one: Rocky Mountain day camp, New City, New York, circa 1975 --
Side porch of the Elizabeth Bishop house --
A walk by the old house before visiting the nursing home --
Drinking alone --
Vacation --
California stars in North Carolina --
What we find when we're not looking --
Last father's day --
Bamboo --
Chiaroscuro --
Holy Thursday, 2012 --
Passing --
Dance --
The way to a man's heart --
Red-winged blackbird --
Checking for ticks --
Deciding to marry --
The short visit --
The weather down here --
Waterfall two: Danny holds out his hand, Economy Falls, Nova Scotia, July 2011 --
Triolet for Joseph --
Faith --
Poet from titles in Toni Morrison's library --
Fable with Pekin ducks --
A line from Fred Chappell --
Message --
Prayer --
The whale gospel --
My life of crime --
Some men --
Tracks --
Anna's garden --
Finally, a few bucks and the time to travel --
The gentleman hunters run their hounds --
Dinner at the Wok 'n' Roll Buffet.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: John Hoppenthaler.

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In his third collection of poetry, John Hoppenthaler surveils the remnants of an American Dream. What devotion might mean and look like in our time is at the book's heart. The poems, written in a variety of styles, offer testimony and uncover, row by row, what remains viable in a garden they hope to resurrect. -- Amazon.com.

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