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The Resource If you can tell, James McMichael

If you can tell, James McMichael

Label
If you can tell
Title
If you can tell
Statement of responsibility
James McMichael
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If You Can Tell, the new book of poems by James McMichael, a finalist for the National Book Award in 2006, takes up what it might mean that the word was in the beginning, before which there may not have been "empty / space, / even, / nor the thought of it." A baby is conceived after a verbal exchange between his parents. He's born and learns to talk. Told that the grandfather he cherishes has died, he unknowingly silences any memory of the man. To his Sunday school class a few years later, he tells the lie that he himself was born in China. The boy grows up into a vexing faith. Though he expects his own death will be final, God is no less God to him in the life he's been given and must in time give back
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DLC
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1939-
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McMichael, James
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
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American poetry
Label
If you can tell, James McMichael
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The believed in
  • Exchange
  • Heard said
  • Silence
  • Wisdom
  • Of Paul
  • Pasts
  • Hidden
Control code
910914847
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
77 pages
Isbn
9780374175184
Lccn
2015022218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910914847
Label
If you can tell, James McMichael
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The believed in
  • Exchange
  • Heard said
  • Silence
  • Wisdom
  • Of Paul
  • Pasts
  • Hidden
Control code
910914847
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
77 pages
Isbn
9780374175184
Lccn
2015022218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910914847

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