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Product Description: Tula: a ruined Toltec capital; a Russian city known for its accordions; Tagalog for “poem.”Prismatic, startling, rich with meaning yet sparely composed, Chris Santiago’s debut collection of poems begins with one word and transforms it, in a dazzling sleight of hand, into a multivalent symbol for the immigrant experience...read more
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9781571314888 | Milkweed Editions, December 13, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Tula: a ruined Toltec capital; a Russian city known for its accordions; Tagalog for “poem.

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Product Description: A remarkable montage of poems that explore film, poetry, and the elusiveness of reverie. A. Van Jordan, an acclaimed American poet and the author of three previous volumes, “demonstrates poetry’s power to be at once intimate and wide-ranging” (Robert Pinsky, Washington Post Book World)...read more

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9780393239157 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A remarkable montage of poems that explore film, poetry, and the elusiveness of reverie.

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Product Description: "Fearless hybridization.... Jordan creates spaces where physics and poetry, comic books and jazz, memory and loss, come together."―American Prospect This ambitious collection explores the intersection of the infinite world of physics with the perplexities of the human condition...read more

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9780393064995 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 2007, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A poetic evaluation of the intersection between physics and the human condition considers such subjects as Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, and a variety of fictional characters, in a collection of lyrical works that profiles contemporary physicists as metaphysical poets.

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9780393333121 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 4, 2009, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: "Fearless hybridization.

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9780393327649 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 2005, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: IN 1936, teenager MacNolia Cox became the first African American finalist in the National Spelling Bee Competition. Supposedly prevented from winning, the precocious child who dreamed of becoming a doctor was changed irrevocably. Her story, told in a poignant nonlinear narrative, illustrates the power of a pivotal moment in a life...read more

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9780393059076 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 2004, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: IN 1936, teenager MacNolia Cox became the first African American finalist in the National Spelling Bee Competition.

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Product Description: In this superb and eagerly anticipated debut collection by the young African American poet A. Van Jordan, the energy and music of Jordan's language, his honesty of feeling and of truth telling, are matched by his freshness and power...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781882688265 | Tia Chucha Pr, June 1, 2001, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In this superb and eagerly anticipated debut collection by the young African American poet A.

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