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The twenty-ninth year : poems, Hala Alyan

Label
The twenty-ninth year : poems
Title
The twenty-ninth year
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
Hala Alyan
Title variation
29th year
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For Hala Alyan, twenty-nine is a year of transformation and upheaval, a year in which the past-- memories of family members, old friends and past lovers, the heat of another land, another language, a different faith-- winds itself around the present. Hala's ever-shifting, subversive verse sifts together and through different forms of forced displacement and the tolls they take on mind and body. Poems leap from war-torn cities in the Middle East, to an Oklahoma Olive Garden, a Brooklyn brownstone; from alcoholism to recovery; from a single woman to a wife. This collection summons breathtaking chaos, one that seeps into the bones of these odes, the shape of these elegies. A vivid catalog of heartache, loneliness, love and joy, The Twenty-Ninth Year is an education in looking for home and self in the space between disparate identities
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alyan, Hala
Dewey number
811/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.L92
LC item number
A6 2019
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American poetry
Label
The twenty-ninth year : poems, Hala Alyan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents;
  • Truth;
  • Transcend;
  • The Female of the Species;
  • Dirty Girl;
  • Armadillo;
  • Gospel: Texas;
  • Halfway to July;
  • The Socratic Method;
  • Oklahoma;
  • Front Cover;
  • 1999;
  • Gospel: Rumi;
  • New Year;
  • The Worst Ghosts;
  • Telling the Story Right;
  • Call Me to Prayer;
  • Gospel: Beirut;
  • Nineteen in Retrograde;
  • Pray Like You Mean It;
  • Not a Mosque;
  • Front Matter;
  • You're Not a Girl in a Movie;
  • Step One: Admit Powerlessness;
  • Tattler;
  • Common Ancestors;
  • Chaos Theory;
  • Honeymoon;
  • When I Bit into the Plum the Ants Flooded Out;
  • Instructions for a Wife
  • Reviews;
  • Half Title;
  • Other Books by this Author;
  • Title;
  • Copyright;
  • Dedication;
Control code
on1039188705
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 83 pages
Isbn
9781328511942
Lccn
2018024865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1039188705
Label
The twenty-ninth year : poems, Hala Alyan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents;
  • Truth;
  • Transcend;
  • The Female of the Species;
  • Dirty Girl;
  • Armadillo;
  • Gospel: Texas;
  • Halfway to July;
  • The Socratic Method;
  • Oklahoma;
  • Front Cover;
  • 1999;
  • Gospel: Rumi;
  • New Year;
  • The Worst Ghosts;
  • Telling the Story Right;
  • Call Me to Prayer;
  • Gospel: Beirut;
  • Nineteen in Retrograde;
  • Pray Like You Mean It;
  • Not a Mosque;
  • Front Matter;
  • You're Not a Girl in a Movie;
  • Step One: Admit Powerlessness;
  • Tattler;
  • Common Ancestors;
  • Chaos Theory;
  • Honeymoon;
  • When I Bit into the Plum the Ants Flooded Out;
  • Instructions for a Wife
  • Reviews;
  • Half Title;
  • Other Books by this Author;
  • Title;
  • Copyright;
  • Dedication;
Control code
on1039188705
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 83 pages
Isbn
9781328511942
Lccn
2018024865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1039188705

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