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The Angel of Duluth

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The Angel of Duluth is a fierce book, deeply attentive to nuance and rich with emotionally compelling drama. She uses the breadth of the hybrid form and the cumulative power of each section to go deep into myth, into marriage, art, and the natural world.”—Rosellen Brown

Madelon Sprengnether is the author of The Normal Heart and Crying at the Movies: A Film Memoir.

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Overview

The Angel of Duluth is a fierce book, deeply attentive to nuance and rich with emotionally compelling drama. She uses the breadth of the hybrid form and the cumulative power of each section to go deep into myth, into marriage, art, and the natural world.”—Rosellen Brown

Madelon Sprengnether is the author of The Normal Heart and Crying at the Movies: A Film Memoir.

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Meet the Author

Madelon Sprengnether is the author of several books of poetry and nonfiction, including: The Normal Heart, Rivers, Stories, Houses, Dreams, La Belle et La Bete, a co-edited collection of travel writing, The House on Via Gombito, and Crying at the Movies: A Film Memoir. She lives in Minneapolis, where she teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Minnesota.

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Table of Contents

Anniversary 13
Anger 15
Apology 16
Rain 17
Reunion 18
Hope 19
Letter to my nearly ex-husband 20
I'm leaving you 21
You surprise yourself 22
The change 23
Lake 27
La Belle et la Bete 41
La Belle et la Bete, outtakes 47
Rebecca 53
Lot's wife 55
Mars and Venus 56
Ghosts 57
The pillow book 58
Necrophilia 59
At night 60
Equinox 61
Notre Dame de Bonsecours 65
On the subject of angels 66
The angel of Duluth 67
Annunciation 71
The Franklin Avenue bridge 72
Casablanca Lily 73
Pleroma 74
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