Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The True Bride” as Want to Read:
The True Bride
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The True Bride

4.32  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 71 pages
Published by Lapis Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The True Bride, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The True Bride

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Abraham
May 11, 2012 Abraham rated it liked it
Shelves: poetry
I enjoyed this, and might have given it 3.5 stars rather than 3 stars. Maybe I liked it because I haven't been reading a lot of poetry lately and it's a good re-entry point. It's just the right mix of straightforward narrative and lyrical distractions.

I first read Gerstler when John Ashbery recommended her to a friend who was taking his class at Bard, seventeen years ago. He'd suggested that she was "experimental". She doesn't seem particularly experimental now - the prose poems address fairly
...more
Gary McDowell
Aug 13, 2007 Gary McDowell rated it it was amazing
Shelves: good-ones
My first edition hardcover of this book is sweet.
Ms.
Sep 06, 2008 Ms. rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
This was a really important book at a really rough time in my life. It's raw, painful to read at times and fucking fabulous. I wish I still had this book.
Valorie Rivero
Valorie Rivero rated it it was amazing
Oct 08, 2015
Reb
Reb rated it it was amazing
Nov 25, 2007
Tess Farnham
Tess Farnham rated it it was amazing
Dec 11, 2016
Sarah
Sarah rated it really liked it
Jan 21, 2008
Brandon
Brandon rated it it was amazing
Mar 27, 2010
Madmam
Madmam rated it it was amazing
Dec 13, 2013
Eric Rickert
Eric Rickert rated it liked it
Oct 17, 2016
Alison
Alison rated it it was amazing
Oct 20, 2008
Stephen Lindow
Stephen Lindow rated it it was ok
Feb 24, 2013
Robert Beveridge
Robert Beveridge rated it really liked it
Mar 05, 2012
Becky
Becky rated it really liked it
Feb 14, 2015
Fritz
Fritz rated it really liked it
Nov 26, 2007
Rich
Rich rated it really liked it
Jan 04, 2009
Gina Vaynshteyn
Gina Vaynshteyn rated it really liked it
Apr 21, 2013
cat
cat rated it it was amazing
Mar 02, 2014
Becca
Becca rated it liked it
Apr 04, 2008
Mike
Mike rated it it was amazing
Aug 03, 2007
Isobel
Isobel rated it really liked it
Jul 12, 2016
Ron Mohring
Ron Mohring rated it really liked it
Jan 21, 2009
Virg
Virg rated it really liked it
Apr 12, 2008
Jonathan Travelstead
Jonathan Travelstead rated it really liked it
Apr 28, 2015
Elaine
Elaine rated it it was amazing
Aug 27, 2007
Emily
Emily rated it it was amazing
Dec 04, 2014
Richard
Richard rated it it was amazing
Mar 28, 2008
Nikki
Nikki rated it it was amazing
Sep 16, 2013
Puffkin
Puffkin rated it liked it
Apr 01, 2009
Wendy C. Ortiz
Wendy C. Ortiz rated it really liked it
Sep 23, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
43452
Known for its wit and complexity, Amy Gerstler's poetry deals with themes such as redemption, suffering, and survival. Author of over a dozen poetry collections, two works of fiction, and various articles, reviews, and collaborations with visual artists, Gerstler won the 1991 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry for Bitter Angel (1990). Her early work, including White Marriage/Recovery (19 ...more
More about Amy Gerstler...

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »