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Ozone Journal

Ozone Journal( )
Author: Balakian, Peter
Series title:Phoenix Poets Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-20703-2
Publication Date:Mar 2015
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

Peter Balakian’s new book of poems is a sequel of sorts to his earlier book, Ziggurat, published in the Phoenix Poets series in 2010. The title poem, Ozone Journal, a sequence of 54 short poems, recounts the memory of the speaker’s excavating the bones of Armenian genocide victims in the Syrian desert with a TV journalist crew in 2009. The speaker "dreams back,” as it were, to the 1980s, when, as a young man in his thirties and caring for a young...
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Book Details
Pages:72
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.317 Pounds
Author Biography
Balakian, Peter (Author)
Peter Balakian was born in Teaneck, New Jersey on June 13, 1951. He received a B.A. from Bucknell University, a M.A. from New York University, and a Ph.D. in American civilization from Brown University. He has been an English professor at Colgate University since 1980. His collections of poetry including Father Fisheye, Sad Days of Light, Reply from Wilderness Island, Dyer's Thistle, June-Tree: New and Selected Poems 1974-2000, Ziggurat, and Ozone Journal, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. He has also written works of nonfiction including Theodore Roethke's Far Fields and The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response. His memoir, Black Dog of Fate, won the PEN/Albrand Prize for memoir.

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