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Bangalore

Author: Kerry James Evans
Publisher: Port Townsend, Washington : Copper Canyon Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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Drawing upon Kerry James Evans's experience in the military, Bangalore speaks from the position of a natural class warrior who came of age desperately poor in some of the most hardscrabble parts of our country. Whether highlighting a barracks argument about gays in the military or contemplating pent-up eros, the poems are experientially political in the best sense.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
American poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry James Evans
ISBN: 9781556594052 1556594054
OCLC Number: 829740183
Notes: Poems.
"A Lannan literary selection"--Back cover.
Description: x, 85 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Lilacs and razor wire --
I. An instance of love --
Operation Noble Eagle --
Waiting for fire --
Sisyphus --
Packed in ice --
Elegy for the Kudzu Vine --
An empty house --
Siphoning gas --
Leaning in from the sea --
A good hunt --
Blanket party --
Soldier's apology --
Volcano --
What makes the green grass grow --
II. Monopoly --
Colloquium --
Neglected questions --
Blue ribbon tomato soup --
Design --
For the popped collar --
A treatise on violence --
Canaan --
Plundering --
A year or more --
The deployment --
Grown men --
Cold porridge --
Hanging threads --
Seven chants, a war cry --
Embers.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Kerry James Evans.

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Drawing upon Kerry James Evans's experience in the military, Bangalore speaks from the position of a natural class warrior who came of age desperately poor in some of the most hardscrabble parts of our country. Whether highlighting a barracks argument about gays in the military or contemplating pent-up eros, the poems are experientially political in the best sense.

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