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My Alexandria : poems

Author: Mark Doty; Bemis/Flaherty Collection of Gay Poetry.
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1993.
Series: National poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A book about mortality, the mortal weight of AIDS in particular."
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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: Mark Doty; Bemis/Flaherty Collection of Gay Poetry.
ISBN: 0252063171 9780252063176 0252022106 9780252022104
OCLC Number: 26720480
Awards: Winner of National Book Critics Circle Award (Poetry) 1993
Short-listed for National Book Awards (Poetry) 1993
Description: 89 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Demolition --
Heaven --
Days of 1981 --
Human figures --
Almost blue --
Esta noche --
Broadway --
Chanteuse --
Fog --
The Ware collection of glass flowers and fruit, Harvard Museum --
The wings --
Difference --
The Advent calendar --
To Bessie Drennan --
No --
Brilliance --
Bill's story --
Night ferry --
Becoming a meadow --
With animals --
Lament-heaven.
Series Title: National poetry series.
Responsibility: by Mark Doty.

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A collection of poems by the author who is the recipient of a 1994 Whiting Writers' Award and also the author of "Turtle, Swan" and "Bethlehem in Broad Daylight".  Read more...

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