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Viewed through the penetrating eyes of a failed Hollywood hopeful, with the advantage of distance and a sharp tongue, this poetry collection is a guided tour through an internalized, apocalyptic landscape—one that lies beneath the spectacle of Los Angeles. Transitional places and phases are imagined as frightening and ripe, capable of producing a space where anxiety and cr ...more
Paperback, 88 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Kore Press (first published March 31st 2010)
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Jeremy
Oct 10, 2015 Jeremy rated it it was amazing
Playful while allowing me to feel sad about all the things liminality always makes me feel sad about while being beautiful and very attuned to the world in a way you would think more poetry would be but isn't. Becca Klaver is a goddamn miracle worker.
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Mar 01, 2010 Becca rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
"What I learned from this book": I learned maybe LA isn't such an awful place after all.
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YAY, Becca!
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Whipsmart-clever-innovative yet emotional. My favorite kind of book!
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Shelves: poetry, 150-in-2015
Klaver kicks off LA Liminal with a few great pieces focused of life, relationships, and a sense of self. But the collection lags near the middle and never quite recovers.
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Becca Klaver is the author of the full-length poetry collection LA Liminal (Kore Press, 2010) and the chapbooks Inside a Red Corvette: A 90s Mix Tape (greying ghost press, 2009), Nonstop Pop (Bloof Books, 2013), and Merrily, Merrily (Lame House Press, 2013). Her second book, Empire Wasted, will be published by Bloof in 2016. She holds degrees from the University of Southern California (BA), Columb ...more
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