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Title:
The book of what remains
Author:
Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.
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Publication Information:
Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
vii, 125 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Book of war and living: Meditation on living in the desert no. 1 -- Confessions: my father, hummingbirds, and Frantz Fanon -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 2 -- Good man is hard to find -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 3 -- I approach Mr. Max about visiting Bigger Thomas in jail -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 4 -- Knowledge: the hand of another -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 5 -- What to do with Lenin's body -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 6 -- Philosophy of work (an essay) -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 7 -- Comforts of the neighborhood -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 8 -- Prayer in the garden.

Book of eschatologies: Prayer in the garden -- Ruined cities of my broken, broken heart -- Prayer in the garden.

Book of what remains: Meditation on living in the desert no. 9 -- After the dying -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 10 -- Meditations on music, Joseph McCarthy, and my grandfather -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 11 -- How in the night (and the meaning of your life) -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 12 -- Arriving at the heart of tragedy -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 13 -- Translating the universe, or Morning of the lunar eclipse -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 14 -- Last summer in the garden -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 15 -- What I have to sing about -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 16 -- What remains -- Meditation on living in the desert no. 17 -- True and perfect sound -- Last meditation on living in the desert.
ISBN:
9781556592973
Format :
Book

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