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My noiseless entourage : poems, Charles Simic, (ebook)

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My noiseless entourage : poems
Title
My noiseless entourage
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
Charles Simic
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of poems from Charles Simic demonstrates once again his wit, moral acuity, and brilliant use of imagery. His settings are a farmhouse porch, a used-clothing store, empty station platforms; his subjects love, futility, and the sense of an individual life lived among a crowd of literal and imaginary presences. Both sharp and sympathetic, the poems of this collection confirm Simic's place as one of the most important and appealing poets of our time. To Dreams I'm still living at all the old addresses, Wearing dark glasses even indoors, On the hush-hush sharing my bed With phantoms, visiting in the kitchen After midnight to check the faucet. I'm late for school, and when I get there No one seems to recognize me. I sit disowned, sequestered and withdrawn. These small shops open only at night Where I make my unobtrusive purchases, These back-door movie houses in seedy neighborhoods Still showing grainy films of my life, The hero always full of extravagant hope Losing it all in the end?-whatever it was- Then walking out into the cold, disbelieving light Waiting close-lipped at the exit
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1938-
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Simic, Charles
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • American poetry
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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My noiseless entourage : poems, Charles Simic, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547563817
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12020789
Specific material designation
remote
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12020789
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MWT12020789
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
My noiseless entourage : poems, Charles Simic, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547563817
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12020789
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12020789
System control number
MWT12020789
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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