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Description - The Persistence of Objects by Richard Garcia

In The Persistence of Objects Richard Garcia gives us a poetry rich in the improvisational surrealist tradition while still deeply rooted in the humanist tradition-this is sur-realism with heart. A master of radically inventive humor, Garcia also pays attention to structure and form. A core of love poems threads through the book, often in the form of Spanish-style sonnets. Garcia's poems are rife with surprises and fables that disclose the heart of our humanity with comic irony and tragic poignancy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781929918843
ISBN-10: 1929918844
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: BOA Editions, Limited
Publisher: BOA Editions, Limited
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard Garcia

Richard Garcia is the author of three books of poetry: Selected Poems (1972); The Flying Garcias; and Rancho Notorious (BOA Editions, 2001) as well as My Aunt Otilia's Spirits, a bilingual children's book (1978). His poems have been published in more than thirty mainstream and avant-garde literary magazines, including Antioch Review, Colorado Review and Ploughshares.

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