SAINT FRIEND. by Adamshick, Carl.

SAINT FRIEND. by Adamshick, Carl. < >


Edition: Advance Reading Copy (slim trade paperback format. )

San Francisco: McSweeney's Publishing, (2014). First edition - A title in the McSweeney's Poetry Series and the author's second collection of poetry (his first received the Walt Whitman Award), This is "a freewheeling explosion of celebrations, elegies, narratives, psychologically raw persona pieces (one in the voice of Amelia Earhart), and a handful of punchy lyric poems with a desperate humor.. . Opening with a five-page anthem called 'Layover,' it begins:'They keep paging Kenneth Koch at the airport./Someone should let the announcer know/ he is dead, that there is no city he can go to,/ that no one is expecting him. Once, I applied/ to be a horse'." 59 pp.

Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

Book ID: 77670
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