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Odd Mercy : Poems, GERALD STERN

Author:    GERALD STERN

Title:   Odd Mercy : Poems

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    W W Norton & Co Inc 1997-06-01

ISBN Number:    0393316300 / 9780393316308

Seller ID:   20070607107160

The centerpiece of Gerald Stern's ninth collection is a long poem titled "Hot Dog," named for a beautiful street woman who lives in and around Tompkins Square Park. Other characters in this poem are St. Augustine, Walt Whitman, Noah, Gerald Stern himself, and a ninety-year-old black preacher from the Midwest. In "Hot Dog," and throughout, Stern wrestles with the issues hope, memory, faith that have always occupied him.

Price = 11.00 USD



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