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In Big Muddy River of Stars, her second full-length collection of poems, Alison Pelegrin continues her celebration of the quirks and characters of south Louisiana, tempered now by the devastations of hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. These sassy poems come on like a carnival parade, with boisterous shout-outs to sleepy rivers and Big Shot soda, crawfish and trailer tras...more
Paperback, 71 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by University Of Akron Press
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Alison Pelegrin will be Broadsided on June 1, 2009 ( -- the poem comes from this collection. Artist Cheryl Gross will respond visually to her poem.
Pelegrin's poetry has a life and a language of its own--observant, colloquial, and wildly, exuberantly funny. Cajun country has met its spokesperson!
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