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Home LocationParis-Bourbon
Call No811 WORT
TitleThe girl singer : poems / Marianne Worthington.
AuthorWorthington, Marianne, author.
CollectionNEW: Adult 800-899
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StatusHome LocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc Status
 Paris-Bourbon30053003739565811 WORT3/9/2023 Available

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Personal Name Worthington, Marianne, author.
Title Statement The girl singer : poems / Marianne Worthington.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Lexington, Kentucky : Fireside Industries, [2021]
Physical Description 1 volume.
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume rdacarrier
Summary, Etc. "Feminism, Appalachian culture, and country music: three threads beautifully woven into one in Marianne Worthington's poetry collection The Girl Singer. The poet grew up in urban Appalachia, listening to country and folk music and letting it live within her. The speakers in The Girl Singer offer lyrical celebrations of the women who performed that music and recite their stories anew. The girl singer is also the poet-one who traces loss through turning seasons, monitors the patterns of neighborhood wildlife, and creates a sisterhood for singing old songs in new ways. The Girl Singer is part family history, part music, and part nature walk. Worthington's attentive eye and heart are reflected in the starkly striking and painful images she paints in the poems. Every poem, whether describing a connection with Appalachian wildlife, retelling the lyrics of a classic country tune, reflecting on the speaker's bloodline, or giving voice to famous musical figures of the past, strikes a powerful chord"-- Provided by publisher.
Index Term-Genre/Form Poetry. lcgft

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