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The Carpenter at the Asylum: Poems

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National Book Award winner Paul Monette’s acclaimed first book of poetry

Originally published in 1975, The Carpenter at the Asylum was Monette’s first literary success. In this collection of poems, he writes with playfulness and candor of everything from fairy tales to the change of seasons. “All things glitter like fresh milk,” he writes in one poem. And indeed, these work
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Hardcover, First Edition, 63 pages
Published January 1st 1975 by Little Brown and Company
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Interviews:
http://www.wiredforbooks.org/paulmone...

Documentary: On Brink of Summer's End 1996
http://youtu.be/Xh6e6LCwIEo

Online Guide to Paul Monette's papers at UCLA:
http://findaid.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/...

In novels, poetry, and a memoir, Paul Monette wrote about gay men striving to fashion personal identities and, later, coping with the loss of a lover to AIDS.

Monette was born in Lawrence, Massac
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