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The Liontamer's Daughter: Poems of Humor and Satire

Etter, Dave [ Introduction By David Steingass ]

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ISBN 10: 1890193798 / ISBN 13: 9781890193799
Published by Red Dragonfly Press, Minnesota, 2008
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Title: The Liontamer's Daughter: Poems of Humor and...

Publisher: Red Dragonfly Press, Minnesota

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Poetry. "Etter's details and rhythms of speech are like the inventory of curiosity or antique shops. They accumulate into poems which have the authenticity of black and white documentary films, or photos in Wright Morris's The Home Place, and convince us with their precision. You see the same kind of beard shadows as in a Nixon interview. You smell the mixture of cigar smoke and sweat. There's a sense of what's gone, vanished, among the lines, but it isn't a hand-wringing, nostalgic kind of loss. Instead, you can hear how humans sound in a place called the Middle West. This sound is always a cause for celebration, 'always someone with a Texas-sized mouth / and some refried beans for brains'"--David Steingass.

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Dave Etter is author of thirty books of poetry. His awards include the Carl Sandburg, Theodore Roethke (from Poetry Northwest), Illinois Sesquicentennial, Society of Midland Authors, and Chicagoland prizes. Etter lives in Lanark, Illinois, with his wife Peggy, and their cat, Georgie.

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