American Linden

Matthew Zapruder (Author)
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Description

It is rare to come across a first book that embraces the world the way we see it, and the way it can be imagined, with such a wise and graceful mixture of humor, loss, intelligence, wit, self-deprecation, and hope. AMERICAN LINDEN is such a book. Zapruder's poems are valuable, even necessary. They are, in the most important sense, love poems: to people, to ideas, to feelings, and to the mind itself, which by means of language move with honesty, wit, and distinction among the fleeting things of this world. The acclaim for Zapruder's 2010 collection COME ON ALL YOU GHOSTS has caused surging interest in his first book.

Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Tupelo Press
Publish Date
September 15, 2010
Pages
88
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.21 X 9.0 inches | 0.31 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780971031098
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About the Author

Matthew Zapruder holds degrees from Amherst College, UC Berkeley, and the University of Massachusetts. He is the author of COME ON ALL YOU GHOSTS (Copper Canyon Press, 2010); THE PAJAMAIST (Copper Canyon Press, 2006), which won the William Carlos Williams Award and was honored by Library Journal with a "Best Poetry Book of the Year" listing; and AMERICAN LINDEN (Tupelo Press, 2002). He lives in San Francisco and is an editor at Wave Books.