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"This collection of bold and scathingly beautiful feminist poems imagines what comes after our current age of environmental destruction, racism, sexism, and divisive politics. Informed by Brenda Shaughnessy's craft as a poet and her worst fears as a mother, the poems in The Octopus Museum...

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Main Author: Shaughnessy, Brenda, 1970- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
Edition:First Edition.
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