Saturday, December 09, 2006
THIS BIG FAKE WORLD!
It's finally here! My second bastard child, my odd little boy:
is pleased to announce the publication of
this big fake world
--------------------a story in verse--------------------
by ADA LIMÓN
WINNER OF THE
2005 PEARL POETRY PRIZE
80 pages, trade paperback, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-888219-35-7
"The poems are stunning-the real deal.
- Marie Howe
"This big fake world is not a mere nosegay of poems but a solid world
(as real as it is fake, as any good work of art should be), a poetry
of story and voice, a narrative of fracture and repair, that through its art
becomes a whole—and a whole new thing."
—Frank X. Gaspar,
"Part domestic fairy tale, part urban grit, part exposé of how making
a living and making a life are often pitted against each other,
this big fake world is a sophisticated exploration of manners, marriage,
and the fragile bonds that desire both creates and destroys . . .
Ada Limón has a gentle touch, and an intelligence that is quick, kind, and
precise toward her deftly drawn characters . . . the lives and
language of this book are radiant emblems of a truly discerning mind and
Available for shipping DECEMBER 19th! (By Christmas!)
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