Dresses From The Old Country

October 19, 2018|
Dresses From The Old Country by Laura Read
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In Laura Read''s second poetry collection, the former poet laureate of Spokane, WA, weaves past and present together to create a portrait of a life in progress. As the speaker looks back on her life, she exists simultaneously as all the selves she has ever been: a lost child, a lonely adolescent, a teacher, a daughter, a friend, a wife, a mother - a woman continually shaped and reshaped by memory and experience. Deeply rooted in a particular time and place, Read''s poems strip away the illusion of the passage of time as they reveal how we are all wearing dresses from the old country.""
Laura Read was born in New York City and has lived most of her life in Spokane, WA. She is the author of Dresses from the Old Country (BOA Editions, 2018), Instructions for My Mother''s Funeral (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012, winner of the AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry), and the chapbook The Chewbacca on Hollywood Boulevard...
Title:Dresses From The Old CountryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:104 pages, 6 X 9 X 0 inShipping dimensions:104 pages, 6 X 9 X 0 inPublished:October 19, 2018Publisher:BOA Editions, Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1942683669

ISBN - 13:9781942683667

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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