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The Always Broken Plates of Mountains

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Set in the Appalachian landscape, Rose McLarney's debut collection, The Always Broken Plates of Mountains, gives voice to a chorus of speakers, who are at once plainspoken, reverent, and musical. "There is a tenderness that persists" as McLarney explores mountain land and those who live and love and lose on it, and what it means to be faithful--to oneself, to one's heritag ...more
Paperback, 70 pages
Published April 10th 2012 by Four Way Books (first published April 1st 2012)
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Graduated High School with Rose. I know her writing will be great.
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It's been a shamefully long time since I've read an entire collection of poems and am I ever glad that this broke the streak. I needed these poems. They are muscular and unexpected and really, really good.
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