The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded

The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded

by Molly McCully Brown

Paperback

$14.36 $15.95 Save 10% Current price is $14.36, Original price is $15.95. You Save 10%.
Eligible for FREE SHIPPING
  • Want it by Wednesday, October 24?   Order by 12:00 PM Eastern and choose Expedited Shipping at checkout.
    Same Day shipping in Manhattan. 
    See Details

Overview

The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded by Molly McCully Brown

A New York Times Critics' Top Book of 2017Harrowing poems from a dark corner of American history by the winner of the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry.
Haunted by the voices of those committed to the notorious Virginia State Colony, epicenter of the American eugenics movement in the first half of the twentieth century, this evocative debut marks the emergence of a poet of exceptional poise and compassion, who grew up in the shadow of the Colony itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780892554782
Publisher: Persea Books
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 372,281
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Molly McCully Brown received her MFA from the University of
Mississippi, and is a graduate of Stanford University and Simon’s Rock of Bard
College. She has published poems in Gulf
Coast, Image, Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews