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A Gringo Like Me

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A Gringo Like Me by Jennifer L. Knox
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Borrowing its title from an Ennio Morricone ditty in the spaghetti western Gunfight at Red Sands, Jennifer L. Knox's A Gringo Like Me contains poems at once raucous and sexy, tender and high. In favorites such as "Hot Ass Poem," "Cruising for Prostitutes," and "Chicken Bucket," Knox's speakers appear ornery, hickish, undereducated, misogynist, or worse, but each quirky character manages to elucidate a truth we're better off knowing, even if we'd rather forget it. At other times, Knox's lyrical "I" is downright pretty; in poems like "A Common American Name" and "Freckles" she charms. Knox has collected dramatic monologues, personal lyrics, and even plays together in a single energetic volume for a genuinely surprising debut.
Release date Australia
September 15th, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Bloof Books
Pages
80
Dimensions
152x229x4
ISBN-13
9780615161440
Product ID
1809495

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