The Abridged History of Rainfall

Product Number: EB00690309
Released: Nov 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781944211363
Publisher: McSweeney's
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Jay Hopler's second collection, a mourning song for his father, is an elegy of uproar, a careening hymn to disaster and its aftermath. In lyric poems by turns droll and desolate, Hopler documents the struggle to live in the face of great loss, a task that sends him ranging through Florida's torrid subtropics, the mountains of the American West, the streets of Rome, and the Umbrian countryside. Vivid, dynamic, unrestrained: The Abridged History of Rainfall is a festival of glowing saints and fighting cocks, of firebombs and birdsong.

Author(s): Jay Hopler
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Nov 15, 2016

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