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Hitting the Streets

Hitting the Streets( )
Author: Queneau,
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Carcanet Press, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
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Taxi drivers, street sweepers, a bouquiniste, unsuccessful prostitutes, a menaced bicycle rider, noisy children, an old woman shunted aside in a crowd, and some disgruntled animals at the zoo populate these poems. Unreeling like a series of clips recorded during a stroll through Paris, the book is wickedly funny, but it is also a bittersweet meditation on how "the river of forgetfulness carries away the city." This is the poet's love letter to Paris--a Paris that is always in...
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Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 8.5 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.62 Pounds

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