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The "brilliant and challenging" (Library Journal) exploration of living with HIV by the winner of the 1999 James Laughlin Award.

First published in 1993, this virtuosic collection defined writing about AIDS for a generation of poets. Chaotic and incantatory, it is a submersion into the railing consciousness of a young woman on the precipice of mortality, its "dazzling and valiant poems…the psalms of our present moment" (Sharon Olds).

About the Author

Tory Dent (d. 2005) is the author of three volumes of poetry. Her writing appeared in numerous periodicals, including Agni, Kenyon Review, Paris Review, Ploughshares, and Fence; and many anthologies, among them In the Company of My Solitude (Persea, 1995), and Things Shaped in Passing (Persea, 1997).

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ISBN:
9780892551965
Foreword:
Olds, Sharon
Author:
Olds, Sharon
Author:
Dent, Tory
Publisher:
Persea Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
Band 1
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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