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The Resource Calling a wolf a wolf, Kaveh Akbar

Calling a wolf a wolf, Kaveh Akbar

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Calling a wolf a wolf
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Calling a wolf a wolf
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Kaveh Akbar
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eng
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""The struggle from late youth on, with and without God, agony, narcotics and love is a torment rarely recorded with such sustained eloquence and passion as you will find in this collection." -Fanny Howe. This highly-anticipated debut boldly confronts addiction and courses the strenuous path of recovery, beginning in the wilds of the mind. Poems confront craving, control, the constant battle of alcoholism and sobriety, and the questioning of the self and its instincts within the context of this never-ending fight. From "Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before": Sometimes you just have to leave whatever's real to you, you have to clomp through fields and kick the caps off all the toadstools. Sometimes you have to march all the way to Galilee or the literal foot of God himself before you realize you've already passed the place where you were supposed to die. I can no longer remember the being afraid, only that it came to an end. Kaveh Akbar is the founding editor of Divedapper. His poems appear recentlyor soon in The New Yorker, Poetry, APR, Tin House, PBS NewsHour, and elsewhere. He is the author of the chapbook Portrait of the Alcoholic (Sibling Rivalry). The recipient of a 2016 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and the Lucille Medwick Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, Akbar was born in Tehran, Iran, and currently lives and teaches in Florida"--
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811/.6
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no index present
LC call number
PS3601.A43
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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Calling a wolf a wolf, Kaveh Akbar
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
89 pages
Isbn
9781938584671
Lccn
2017015979
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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n
Label
Calling a wolf a wolf, Kaveh Akbar
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
89 pages
Isbn
9781938584671
Lccn
2017015979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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