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Monkey Ranch [Paperback]

Julie Bruck

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Book Description

March 1 2012 1926829743 978-1926829746

Comic and sober by turns, these poems ask us what is sufficient, what will suffice?

... a mandrill, a middle-aged woman, a shattered Baghdad neighbourhood, a long marriage, even a spoon, grapple with this unanswerable conundrum — sometimes with rage, or plain persistence, sometimes with the furious joy of a dog who gets to ride with his head through a truck's passenger window. Julie Bruck's third book of poetry is a brilliant and unusual blend of pathos and play, of deep seriousness and wildly veering humour. Though Bruck "does not stammer when it's time to speak up," and "will not blink when it's time to stare directly at the uncomfortable," as Cornelius Eady says in his blurb for the book, "in Monkey Ranch she celebrates more than she sighs, and she smartly avoids the shallow trap of mere indignation by infusing her lines with bright, nimble turns, the small, yet indelible detail. Bruck sees everything we do; she just seems to see it wiser. Her poems sing and roil with everything complicated and joyous we human monkeys are."


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 88 pages
  • Publisher: Brick Books (March 1 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1926829743
  • ISBN-13: 978-1926829746
  • Product Dimensions: 22.1 x 15 x 1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 200 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #235,634 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Julie Bruck is the author of two previous books, both with Brick: The End of Travel (1999), and The Woman Downstairs (1993). Her recent work has appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and The Walrus, among other publications. A Montreal native, she lives in San Francisco with her husband and daughter.

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5.0 out of 5 stars The Best Kind of Poetry June 22 2013
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Julie Bruck's new collection is the best kind of poetry. It's intelligent and wise, but also fun. Meant for those who enjoy artfully crafted poems that reflect on the human experience, and also for those who want a good read. Highly recommended.

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