Straight Razor: Poems by Randall MannStraight Razor: Poems by Randall Mann

Straight Razor: Poems

byRandall Mann

Paperback | October 22, 2013

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Randall Mann combines the regal and ribald, his ear for poetic form matched by his unrelenting eye for lasciviousness, in this fetching chronicle of oversexed youth. 

"Craft and bravura mix well...Mann shows himself [Thom Gunn's] apt pupil...The clarity startles." -Richard Rayner, Los Angeles Times

Randall Mann is the author of three previous books of poetry, Straight Razor, Breakfast with Thom Gunn, and Complaint in the Garden. His poems have appeared in publications such as The Kenyon Review, The Paris Review, The Washington Post, and Poetry, which awarded him the 2013 J. Howard and Barbara M.J. Wood Prize. He lives in San Fran...
Title:Straight Razor: PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.3 inPublished:October 22, 2013Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0892554304

ISBN - 13:9780892554300

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...a writer of breathtaking honesty who can also, at times, turn to the punningly surreal. — David. L. Ulin (Los Angeles Times)

[A] combination of astringency and fire.

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