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Index of Women by Amy Gerstler READ AN EXCERPT Look Inside Index of Women By AMY GERSTLER

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From a “maestra of invention” (The New York Times) who is at once supremely witty, ferociously smart, and emotionally raw, a new collection of poems about womanhood

Amy Gerstler has won acclaim for sly, sophisticated, and subversive poems that find meaning in unexpected places. Women’s voices, from childhood to old age, dominate this new collection of rants, dramatic monologues, confessions and laments. A young girl muses on virginity. An aging opera singer rages against the fact that she must quit drinking. A woman in a supermarket addresses a head of lettuce. The tooth fairy finally speaks out. Both comic and prayer-like, these poems wrestle with mortality, animality, love, gender, and what it is to be human.

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Paperback | $20.00
Published by Penguin Books
Apr 06, 2021 | 112 Pages | 6 x 9| ISBN 9780143136217

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