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Antidote for Night (American Poets Continuum Series) - Marsha de la O
Antidote for Night (American Poets Continuum Series)
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WINNER OF THE 2015 ISABELLA GARDNER POETRY AWARDSet in present-day Southern California, Antidote for Night is a heartbreak lyric, a corrido, a love song to California's city lights and far-flung outskirts—the San Diego backcountry, the Central Valley, the Inland Empire, and the Mojave Desert.... show more
WINNER OF THE 2015 ISABELLA GARDNER POETRY AWARDSet in present-day Southern California, Antidote for Night is a heartbreak lyric, a corrido, a love song to California's city lights and far-flung outskirts—the San Diego backcountry, the Central Valley, the Inland Empire, and the Mojave Desert. Marsha de la O's voice is a kind of free jazz, musically rich with LA noir and the vastness of metropolitan Southern California.Marsha de la O's Black Hope won the New Issues Prize from the University of Western Michigan and an Editor's Choice Award. She has taught Spanish-speaking children in Los Angeles and Ventura County for thirty years.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781938160813 (1938160819)
ASIN: 1938160819
Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd.
Pages no: 104
Edition language: English
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2.5 Review: Antidote for Night by Marsha De La O
I picked up this book due to the Pop Sugar challenge prompt of reading a book from a genre you don't normally read - and for me, that genre is poetry, specifically modern poetry. This is a collection of poems centered on the people and landscapes that make up California. For the most part, I underst...
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