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The Golem of Los Angeles

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 The Golem of Los Angeles is the 2006 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award winning poetry collection by Tony Barnstone.
Paperback, 136 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Red Hen Press (first published November 1st 2007)
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Feb 23, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Tony Barnstone gets away with things no poet should be able to get away with! This book is disarming, funny, warm, humble, brazen and full of formal inventiveness... I am equal parts jealous and impressed.

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Tony Barnstone is the Albert Upton Professor of English at Whittier College and has a Masters in English and Creative Writing and Ph.D. in English Literature from UC Berkeley. His books of poems include Tongue of War: From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki (BKMK Press, 2009, winner of the John Ciardi Prize in Poetry), The Golem of Los Angeles (Red Hen Press, 2008, winner, Benjamin Saltman Award); Sad Jazz: ...more

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