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            Daniel Boone's Window: Poems (Southern Messenger Poets)

Daniel Boone's Window: Poems (Southern Messenger Poets)

Current price: $17.95
Publication Date: September 8th, 2021
Publisher:
LSU Press
ISBN:
9780807175682
Pages:
78
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Description

Daniel Boone's Window, a new book of poetry by Matthew Wimberley, meditates on the past and future of contemporary Appalachia through explorations of both mythologized and actual landscapes. In poems that confront a region indelibly shaped by environmental turmoil, economic erasure, and the weight of an outside world intent on destroying it, Daniel Boone's Window works to reclaim and reckon with the realities and complexities of Appalachia. Wimberley's poetry seeks to dispel monolithic narratives of the region by capturing the rugged and the beautiful, approaching place with wonderment that subverts stereotype and blame.

About the Author

Matthew Wimberley lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. His collection All the Great Territories won the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. His poems have appeared in Blackbird, Orion, Poem-A-Day, Threepenny Review, and elsewhere