That Kind of Happy

That Kind of Happy

Book - 2016
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That Kind of Happy, the long-awaited second collection by award-winning poet Maggie Dietz, explores the sharp, profound tension between a disquieted inner life and quotidian experience. Central to the book are poems that take up two major life events: becoming a mother and losing a father within a short stretch of time. Here, at the intersection of joy and grief, of persistence and attrition, Dietz wrestles with the questions posed by such conflicting experiences, revealing a mind suspicious of quick fixes and dissatisfied with easy answers. The result is a book as anguished as it is distinguished.
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
ISBN: 9780226349398
022634939X
Branch Call Number: 811.6 D568
Characteristics: 61 pages ; 22 cm.

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