Revising the Storm

Product Number: EB00665202
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781938160295
Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd.
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Description

This debut collection by Cave Canem fellow Geffrey Davis burrows under the surface of gender, addiction, recovery, clumsy love, bitterness, and faith. The tones explored-tender, comic, wry, tragic-interrogate male subjectivity and privilege, as they examine their "embarrassed desires" for familial connection, sexual love, compassion, and repair. Revising the Storm also speaks to the sons and daughters affected by the drug/crack epidemic of the '80s and addresses issues of masculinity and its importance in family. Some nights I hear my father's long romance with drugs echoed in the skeletal choir of crickets. Geffrey Davis teaches at Penn State University.

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Original Publish Date: Mar 10, 2014

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