All American Girl

All American Girl

by Robin Becker

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ISBN-13: 9780822979333
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 02/08/1996
Series: Pitt Poetry Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 80
File size: 498 KB

About the Author

Robin Becker, professor of English and women’s studies at The Pennsylvania State University, is the author of six collections of poetry, including The Horse Fair, All-American Girl, and Giacometti’s Dog. In 2002, the Frick Art and Historical Center in Pittsburgh published Venetian Blue, a limited-edition chapbook of Becker’s art poems. Becker is the recipient of individual fellowships from the Bunting Institute, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2000, she won the George W. Atherton III Award for Excellence in Teaching from Penn State. For the Women's Review of Books, Becker writes a column on poetry called “Field Notes” and serves as poetry editor.

Table of Contents

Contents Shopping The Crypto-Jews My Grandmother's Crystal Ball The Mystery, Then The Facts Santo Domingo Feast Day The Elimination of First Thoughts A History of Sexual Preference The Star Show Solar Brisk Autumn And The Querulous Trees We Thought of Each Other As Food Port-Au-Prince, 1960 Quaker Meeting, The Sixties Villanelle For A Lesbian Mom In Pietrasanta Haircut On Via Di Mezzo Family Romance Spiritual Morning Opals Tod Jewish Telling Them Apart Risk Contradicting In Nelson, N.H. The Woman Question When Someone Dies Young Bicycle Days The Ribbon Hold Back Midnight Swim Dreaming At The Rexall Drug Meeting The Gaze Of The Great Horned Owl From Taos To Santa Fe The New Year Yom Kippur, Taos , New Mexico Kindness Death Of The Owl The Roast Chicken Notes Acknowledgments

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