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ISBN: 9781556593833
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Copper Canyon Press - May 8th, 2012

Absolutely searing book of poetry with a fine eye toward metaphor and repetition. Díaz writes like a necromancer, an augurer, a sorceress - a conjurer. She combines the mythic with sharp realities of her Mojave family life and her brother's meth addiction - uncomfortable but luxurious, vibrant and tragic, erotic and linguistically Baroque. 

Review by Courtney