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Mister Martini : poems

Author: Richard Carr
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2008.
Series: Vassar Miller prize in poetry series, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems which pair explorations of a father-son relationship with haiku-like martini recipes. The martini becomes a daring metaphor for this relationship as it moves from the son's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Carr
ISBN: 9781574412420 1574412426
OCLC Number: 173659558
Notes: "2007 Winner, Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry."
Awards: "2007 Winner, Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry."
Description: 66 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Inventor --
Shadow --
Mathematics --
Ivy --
Freightcar --
Hands --
Plaza --
Atoms --
Play --
Ant --
Summer --
Cuisine --
Dirt --
Odometer --
Television --
Wind --
Falcon --
Car --
Sequence --
Ceremony --
Formula --
Thistle --
Snail --
Gods --
Explosion --
Cards --
Hospital --
Murder-Suicide --
Boutique --
Creditors --
Eye --
Toy --
Salad --
Organ --
Language --
Elms --
Lightning --
Roller Skates --
Rage --
Dogs --
Shoes --
Piano --
Shoulders --
Lounge --
Subway --
Stardom --
Underworld --
Bed --
Perfume --
Fingers --
Supernova --
Silk --
Liquid --
Orphan --
Lobby --
Breathing --
Fog --
Street --
Stream --
Elevator --
Husk --
Clams --
Poker --
Breeze.
Series Title: Vassar Miller prize in poetry series, 15.
Responsibility: by Richard Carr.
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"This is a truly original book. There's nothing extra: sharp and clear and astonishing. Viva!" - Naomi Shihab Nye, judge and author of 19 Varieties of Gazelle"

 
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