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All of the Above
     

All of the Above

by Jim Daniels
 

Poetry. Twenty-four poems in nontraditional ghazal form. Sometimes whimsical, sometimes gruesome, the poems build on each other in echoing images and sounds then turn against themselves again and again. As always in a Jim Daniels collection, the reader becomes immersed in his language and the characters that people his poems, then are astonished with where the

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Poetry. Twenty-four poems in nontraditional ghazal form. Sometimes whimsical, sometimes gruesome, the poems build on each other in echoing images and sounds then turn against themselves again and again. As always in a Jim Daniels collection, the reader becomes immersed in his language and the characters that people his poems, then are astonished with where the poem leads the mind. Edition Limited to 250 copies of hand-set Garamond Old Style metal types letterpress printed on Classic Columns text, hand-sewn, and covered in Royal Fiber in Driftwood.

"As long as fine literary presses continue to handcraft handsome books like these from Adastra, serious readers of the twenty-first century can rest assured, the book is alive and well."—American Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780983823827
Publisher:
Adastra Press
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Pages:
30
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


Jim Daniels has published many books of poetry and short fiction, including, most recently, Trigger Man (Michigan State University Press, 2011) and Having a Little Talk with Capital P Poetry (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2011). He has also written three independent films. This new collection of poems is his first extended exploration of the ghazal form. ALL OF THE ABOVE is his fourth poetry collection with Adastra since 1989. A native of Detroit, Daniels lives in Pittsburgh near the boyhood homes of Dan Marino and Andy Warhol and teaches at Carnegie Mellon University.

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