Sweet Spot

Sweet Spot


Paperback - 2012
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Classical deities and down-and-out junkies, high school sweethearts and the inner life of JFK--these are the coordinates of J.T. Barbarese's terrain. The poems in Sweet Spot set up shop where average lived experience meets American history. Masterfully evokes both the specific land- and cityscapes of his poems as well the psychological types of the varied characters that populate them, Sweet Spot confirms Barbarese's preeminence as a chronicler of the heroic everyday, the telling detail, the subtle reminders of the human predicament hidden in habit and memory.

Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press, c2012.
ISBN: 9780810128156
Characteristics: 75 p. ; 23 cm.


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