Dog angel: poems

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University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004 - Poetry - 77 pages
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Jesse Lee Kercheval writes with wit, vivid language, and devastating honesty in these autobiographical poems. Tracing the timelines of her life forward and backward, she offers a moving examination of the role of family and the possible/probable/hoped for existence of God -- and how our perceptions of the divine can be transformed from a kindergartner's dyslexically scrawled "doG loves U" to the ever-present but oft-ignored Dog Angel of the title.

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User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

Read as 3.5 stars. Beautiful language. Spiritual and aching. Will probably creep higher with rereadings. I definitely plan to read more by this author. Read full review



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Jesse Lee Kercheval is the Sally Mead Hands Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, and directs the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing.

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