Map To The Stars

Adrian Matejka (Author)
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Description

A resonant new collection of poetry from Adrian Matejka, author of The Big Smoke , a finalist for The Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award

Map to the Stars , the fourth poetry collection from National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Adrian Matejka, navigates the tensions between race, geography, and poverty in America during the Reagan Era. In the time of space shuttles and the Strategic Defense Initiative, outer space is the only place equality seems possible, even as the stars serve to both guide and obscure the earthly complexities of masculinity and migration. In Matejka's poems, hope is the link between the convoluted realities of being poor and the inspiring possibilities of transcendence and escape-whether it comes from Star Trek , the dream of being one of the first black astronauts, or Sun Ra's cosmic jazz.

Product Details

Price
£15.99  £14.87
Publisher
Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date
17 July 2017
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143130574
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