Night Bus to the Afterlife by Peter CooleyNight Bus to the Afterlife by Peter Cooley

Night Bus to the Afterlife

byPeter Cooley

Paperback | February 4, 2014

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With the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans his initial subject, Cooley meditates on transience and mortality as he moves through the landscape of the Gulf South, the sky and his inner weather reflecting one another.

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A native of the Midwest, PETER COOLEY has lived over half his life in New Orleans, where he is Professor of English at Tulane University. He is the recent recipient of an ATLAS grant from the state of Louisiana and of the Marble Faun Poetry Award from the Faulkner Society in New Orleans. Cooley is Poetry Editor of Christianity and Lite...
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Title:Night Bus to the AfterlifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:February 4, 2014Publisher:Carnegie Mellon University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0887485774

ISBN - 13:9780887485770

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“Peter Cooley’s poetry endures, with wrought lyricism and robust imagination. This new collection brilliantly underscores the spiritual dimension of his vision, buoyed by an imagistic certainty; the poems turn on grace notes that are musical and natural, tinged by the Crescent City.” - Yusef Komunyakaa