The Drunken Driver Has The Right Of Way: Poems by Ethan CoenThe Drunken Driver Has The Right Of Way: Poems by Ethan Coen

The Drunken Driver Has The Right Of Way: Poems

byEthan Coen

Paperback | April 7, 2009

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Provocative, revealing, and often hilarious poems by the Oscar-winning screenwriter of No Country for Old Men

In his screenplays and short stories, Ethan Coen surprises and delights us with a rich brew of ideas, observations, and perceptions. In his first collection of poems he does much the same. The range of his poems is remarkable–funny, ribald, provocative, sometimes raw, and often touching and profound.

In these poems, Coen writes of his childhood, his hopes and dreams, his disappointments, his career in Hollywood, his physically demanding love affair with Mamie Eisenhower, and his decade-long battle with amphetamines that produced some of the lengthier poems in the collection. You will chuckle, nodding with recognition as you turn the pages, perhaps even stopping occasionally to read.
When not writing plays, poetry, or short stories, ETHAN COEN makes movies with his brother, Joel Coen. After thirteen films, the Coen brothers have one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed bodies of work in the history of cinema.
Title:The Drunken Driver Has The Right Of Way: PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8 × 5.15 × 0.35 inPublished:April 7, 2009Publisher:Crown/ArchetypeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307462692

ISBN - 13:9780307462695

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Truly Strange This is a book of truly strange poems by one half of the great filmmaking team known as The Coen Brothers. It's an interesting oddity but I'm not sure I'll ever look at it again.
Date published: 2017-03-13