Title: Swimming From Under My Father
Publisher: Noble Swine Press
Book Condition: Fine
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Synopsis: Swimming From Under My Father is actor Michael O'Keefe's first book of poetry. At times his style is reminiscent of Sylvia Plath and Robert Lowell. At other times he's a goofy Zen poet or a surrealist. Mostly, personal and confessional, these poems reveal an inner landscape of memory, loss, redemption and hope.
About the Author: As an actor, Michael O'Keefe has garnered both Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. He's appeared in the films Michael Clayton, Frozen River, The Pledge, Ironweed, The Great Santini and Caddyshack. Television audiences will remember him as 'Fred' on Roseanne. Other TV appearances also include The West Wing, Law and Order, House M.D., The Closer and Brothers and Sisters. He's appeared on Broadway in Reckless, Side Man, The Fifth of July and Mass Appeal, for which he received a Theater World Award. As a writer his lyrics were in the Grammy winning song, Longing in their Hearts, which was composed and sung by Bonnie Raitt. He's also written with Irish singer songwriter Paul Brady and numerous other composers. His writing has appeared in BOMB, Lake Affect and Chaparral. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Bennington College.
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