The Crooked Inheritance: Poems by Marge PiercyThe Crooked Inheritance: Poems by Marge Piercy

The Crooked Inheritance: Poems

byMarge Piercy

Paperback | June 2, 2009

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An “exquisite . . . spot on” (The Hudson Review) collection of poems from one of our best-loved and best-selling poets that is both personal, with poetry about love, nature and reflections on the stages of life, and political, ranging from the war in Iraq and Katrina to concerns such as women’s rights and the poet’s childhood in Detroit.
Marge Piercy is the author of seventeen novels and seventeen volumes of poetry, most recently Colors Passing Through Us and The Art of Blessing the Day. She lives on Cape Cod with her husband, novelist Ira Wood.
Title:The Crooked Inheritance: PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.22 × 5.48 × 0.37 inPublished:June 2, 2009Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375711406

ISBN - 13:9780375711404


Editorial Reviews

“Piercy’s honesty is always welcome.” —Publishers Weekly

“There is always some secret gem hidden inside these poems . . . Piercy is not shy about using stark language, and her tone is unusual and refreshing. Rather than sounding preachy, her use of repetition adds to the sense of rhythm and makes her writing sing even as it informs.” —Lilith