Sightseer in this killing city
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New York : Penguin Books, 2019.
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Central - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
811 GLORIA

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Book
Physical Desc
vii, 96 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780143133841, 0143133845

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"Eugene Gloria's fourth collection of poetry captures the surreal and unreal feelings of the present. Through the voice of Nacirema, the central persona of the collection, who is a Filipina American woman with an ambiguous sexual identity, we are introduced to a character who chooses mystery and inhabits landscapes fraught with brutality and beauty. Flawed like America, Nacirema embodies ideas of wanderlust and self-discovery. In poems that recount her journey, Gloria invokes the spirit of 1970s soul music and of jazz, blending the urban lament of Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane with the idiom of Stevie Wonder and Fela Kuti. Sightseer in This Killing City argues for grace and perseverance in these strange times"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Gloria, E. (2019). Sightseer in this killing city . Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gloria, Eugene. 2019. Sightseer in This Killing City. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gloria, Eugene. Sightseer in This Killing City New York: Penguin Books, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gloria, Eugene. Sightseer in This Killing City Penguin Books, 2019.

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