American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin

Product Number: EB00715379
Released: Jun 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525504962
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Description

A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of Lighthead "The right poetry collection for right now." - The Los Angeles Times "Sonnets that reckon with Donald Trump's America." -The New York Times In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares. Inventive, compassionate, hilarious, melancholy, and bewildered—the wonders of this new collection are irreducible and stunning.

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Author(s): Terrance Hayes
Original Publish Date: Jun 19, 2018

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