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Map To The Stars By Adrian Matejka

Map To The Stars by Adrian Matejka

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Map To The Stars by Adrian Matejka

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.

About Adrian Matejka

Adrian Matejka is the author of three collections of poetry- The Devil's Garden (2002), Mixology (2009), which was a winner of the National Poetry Series competition, and The Big Smoke (2013), which won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Matejka is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, and United States Artists. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana with his wife and daughter.

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GOR010902101
9780143130574
0143130579
Map To The Stars by Adrian Matejka
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Putnam Inc
2017-04-15
128
N/A
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