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By Rebecca Lindenberg

ISBN-10: 1936365790

ISBN-13: 9781936365791

A guy disappears. the girl who loves him is left scarred and haunted. In her fierce, special debut, Rebecca Lindenberg tells the story—in verse—of her passionate courting with Craig Arnold, a much-respected poet who disappeared in 2009 whereas mountaineering a volcano in Japan. Lindenberg’s billowing, I-contain-multitudes variety lays naked the poet’s sadnesses, joys, and longings in poems which are lyric and narrative, instantaneously plainspoken and musically elaborate.

Regarding her function in Arnold’s tale, Lindenberg writes with clear-eyed humility and endearing dignity: “The lady with the ink-stained enamel / understands she’s recognized / in a tiny, tragic method. / She’s now not / daft, after all.” after which later, playfully, of her travels in Italy with the poet, her lover: “The carabinieri / desired to comprehend if there have been bears / in our a part of the USA. sure, we stated, / many bears. Man-eating bears? definite, in fact, / many man-eating bears.” each poem during this assortment bursts with humor, pathos, verve—and an completely special, soulful voice.

This broadly expected debut, already chosen as a finalist for numerous well-known booklet awards, marks the 1st assortment within the newly minted McSweeney’s Poetry sequence. MPS is an imprint which seeks to put up a vast variety of fine new poetry collections in exquisitely designed hardcovers—poetry that’s helpful and significant to an individual in any stroll of life.

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