These Little Poems of Death and after Life

These Little Poems of Death and after Life

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by Robert Joseph Foley
     
 

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These startling narratives investigate with stunning insight the impact of death on the lives of ordinary people. In Remembrance an accidental couple copes with the suicide of their brilliant son; in The Visitation, two young brothers confront the mystery of a grandfather who has suddenly left their lives; Rowena, in Doppelganger, faces a ghostly presence who guides… See more details below

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These startling narratives investigate with stunning insight the impact of death on the lives of ordinary people. In Remembrance an accidental couple copes with the suicide of their brilliant son; in The Visitation, two young brothers confront the mystery of a grandfather who has suddenly left their lives; Rowena, in Doppelganger, faces a ghostly presence who guides her toward the euthanasia of her only child; in Setting It Right an elderly couple wrestles with the specter of revenge after their life savings have been embezzled; in The Rape a man confronts a childhood memory that leads to an act of brutal violence.

In this startling collection of poems, Robert Joseph Foley, explores our reactions to life and its inevitable consequences, at turns tragic and horrifying; at turns mordantly humorous, and offers the hope of reconciliation and peace after a fitful journey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781456815424
Publisher:
Xlibris US
Publication date:
12/17/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
99
File size:
1 MB

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