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Southern comfort

Author: Nin Andrews
Publisher: Fort Lee, N.J. : CavanKerry Press, 2009.
Series: Notable voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
In this collection of linked poems, Andrews describes a childhood during the Vietnam War era on a farm in a divided household with a southern father and northern mother. The memories and trials of childhood come from a fabled place where whiskey and story were shared by children, and superstitions and mythmaking were a way of life.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nin Andrews
ISBN: 1933880147 9781933880143
OCLC Number: 320800788
Notes: Poems.
Description: x, 66 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Powerful Magic --
Cleanliness is next to godliness --
Indian Summer --
Being Mean --
Big Foot --
Bathing in Your Brother's Bathwater --
Southern Accent --
The Day Grandma Saw God --
In Grandma's Bathroom --
Snow White --
Gills --
Bzzzz --
What the Dead See --
Calling the snakes --
Lying --
Sundays --
Hiring the One-Armed Man --
Calling the Snakes --
Elvis --
The day the cows got loose --
Spring Fever --
Death Wishes --
Pearls --
Snake bites --
The night Jimmy shot the red fox --
Boston Strangler --
Bees --
The year my sister turned fourteen --
Adolescence --
Why Abortion Doesn't Make Sense --
Summer --
After the snake bit him --
Dance Lessons --
Whenever I asked --
The Past --
Strange birds --
Strange Birds --
Ghosts --
Nonsense --
If you want to learn how to eat properly --
Uncle Dyl's Ghost --
M --
Obituaries --
Maureen --
Something Else --
The Fight --
Bee God --
Southern Comfort.
Series Title: Notable voices.
Responsibility: Nin Andrews.

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"Southern Comfort reads like a poetic memoir doled out anecdote by anecdote, each one tinged with an awareness of the unspoken - the underlying ambivalence, shame and desperation common to too many Read more...

 
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