Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Sandy Longhorn on Brandi Homan's Bobcat Country

the book provides a raw, funny, poignant, and sometimes difficult look at a working-class coming of age in a small Iowa town in the 80s. These are amazing poems in a voice as different from mine as I can imagine, no soft lyricism here. I am in awe of Homan's ability to paint that working-class life in such bright and unflinching tones.

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1 comment:

Sandy Longhorn said...

Thanks for the cross link. It really is such a fabulous book!