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Queen of a Rainy Country Linda Pastan includes topical verses about Abu Ghraib and 9/11 in her Queen of a Rainy Country, but this seventysomething mostly...Queen of a Rainy CountryFiction, Poetry Linda Pastan includes topical verses about Abu Ghraib and 9/11 in her Queen of a Rainy Country, but this seventysomething mostly...2006-11-24W.W. Norton
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Queen of a Rainy Country

Genre: Fiction, Poetry; Author: Linda Pastan; Publisher: W.W. Norton

Linda Pastan includes topical verses about Abu Ghraib and 9/11 in her Queen of a Rainy Country, but this seventysomething mostly focuses on childhood, marriage, and mortality.

Sample Verse
Hearing her maiden name ”is like waking up after a too-long sleep/and having to rub the syllables from my eyes.”

Lowdown
Kitchen-table confessions β€” affectionate, wistful, sometimes unsettling.

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