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Fanny says : poems / by Nickole Brown.

Brown, Nickole. (Author).

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Covington Branch K 818.6 B879f 2015 (Text) 33126022401701 KY Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781938160578
  • ISBN: 1938160576
  • Physical Description: 148 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2015.

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Summary, etc.: An "unleashed love song" to her late grandmother, Nickole Brown's collection brings her brassy, bawdy, tough-as-new-rope grandmother to life. With hair teased to Jesus, mile-long false eyelashes, and a white Cadillac Eldorado with atomic-red leather seats, Fanny is not your typical granny rocking in a chair. Instead, think of a character that looks a lot like Eva Gabor in Green Acres, but darkened with a shadow of Flannery O'Connor. A cross-genre collection that reads like a novel, this book is both a collection of oral history and a lyrical and moving biography that wrestles with the complexities of the South, including poverty, racism, and domestic violence.
Subject: American poetry > 21st century.
Grandmothers > Poetry.
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