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Author Brown, Nickole, author.

Title Fanny says : poems / by Nickole Brown.

Publication Info. Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    811.6 BRO    In Transit
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    811.6 BRO    Available
Edition First Edition.
Description 148 pages ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series American poets continuum series ; no. 147
American poets continuum series ; no. 147.
Summary An "unleashed love song" to her late grandmother, Nickole Brown's collection brings her brassy, bawdy, tough-as-new-rope grandmother to life. With hair teased to Jesus, mile-long false eyelashes, and a white Cadillac Eldorado with atomic-red leather seats, Fanny is not your typical granny rocking in a chair. Instead, think of a character that looks a lot like Eva Gabor in Green Acres, but darkened with a shadow of Flannery O'Connor. A cross-genre collection that reads like a novel, this book is both a collection of oral history and a lyrical and moving biography that wrestles with the complexities of the South, including poverty, racism, and domestic violence.
Subject American poetry -- 21st century.
Grandmothers -- Poetry.
Added Title Poems. Selections
ISBN 9781938160578

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