Abacus (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: Mary Karr
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2007.
Series: Carnegie Mellon classic contemporary.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st Carnegie Mellon University Press edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Karr
ISBN: 9780887484698 0887484697
OCLC Number: 192047383
Notes: "A Carnegie Mellon classic contemporary"--Cover.
Description: 52 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The magnifying mirror ; Diogenes invents a game ; A ballet in numbers for Mary Ellen ; Taking out the lawn chairs ; Aunt Gladys ; The lynched man ; Hard knocks ; Courage ; Vampire ; Vigil ; Perspective : anniversary D-day ; For my children --
2. Diogenes goes to town ; Lipstick ; The pursuit of heaven : sex and the Buddha ; The lat Paris poem ; My new diet ; Insomnia ; The distance ; Old mistakes ; Every morning ; Diogenes tries to forget ; Exile's letter : Predictions ; A kind of clarity --
3. Witnessing my father's will ; Diogenes consoles a friend ; Diogenes the bartender closes up ; Moving days ; Night answering service ; Beyond freedom and dignity ; Diogenes passes the time ; Letter from an airplane ; Home during a tropical snowstorm I feed my father lunch ; Report.
Series Title: Carnegie Mellon classic contemporary.
Responsibility: Mary Karr.


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