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Sinners welcome : poems

Author: Mary Karr
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"From Mary Karr, the prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author of The Liars' Club and Cherry, comes the paperback edition of Sinners Welcome, her fourth and most recent collection of poetry. Published to coincide with the hardcover release of her newest memoir, Lit, Sinners Welcome traces her improbable journey from a tormented childhood into a resolutely irreverent Catholicism."--Publisher's website.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Karr
ISBN: 0060776544 9780060776541
OCLC Number: 61123156
Description: 93 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Pathetic fallacy --
Revelations in the key of K --
Oratorio for the unbecoming --
Disgraceland --
Métaphysique du mal --
Descending theology. The Nativity --
Delinquent missive --
This lesson you've got --
The choice --
A major --
Waiting for God : self-portrait as skeleton --
At the sound of the gunshot, leave a message --
Elegy for a rain salesman --
Who the meek are not --
Hypertrophied football star as serial killer --
Orders from the invisible --
Requiem : Professor Walt Mink (1927-1996) --
Pluck --
Descending theology. Christ human --
Miss Flame, apartment bound, as undiscovered porn star --
Reference for ex-man's next --
Winter term's end --
Entering the kingdom --
Descending theology. The garden --
Hurt Hospital's best suicide jokes --
Sinners welcome --
The first step --
A tapestry figure escapes for occupancy in the real world, which includes the death of her mother --
Mister Cogito posthumous --
For a dying tomcat who's relinquished his former hissing and predatory nature --
Coat hanger bent into halo --
Last love --
The ice fisherman --
Descending theology. The crucifixion --
Red-circled want ad for my son on his commencement --
Son's room --
Easter at Al Qaeda Bodega --
Garment district sweatshop --
Overdue pardon for mother with knife --
Descending theology. The resurrection --
A blessing from my sixteen years' son --
Orphanage --
Still memory --
Meditatio --
Afterword: Facing altars : poetry and prayer.
Responsibility: Mary Karr.
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"From Mary Karr, the prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author of The Liars' Club and Cherry, comes the paperback edition of Sinners Welcome, her fourth and most recent collection of poetry. Published to coincide with the hardcover release of her newest memoir, Lit, Sinners Welcome traces her improbable journey from a tormented childhood into a resolutely irreverent Catholicism."--Publisher's website.

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