Title: Walking the Black Cat: Poems.
Publisher: Harcourt Brace, New York
Publication Date: 1996
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. Review copy with promotional material laid-in. Bookseller Inventory # 24594
Synopsis: Hamlet's ghost wandering the halls of a Vegas motel, a street corner ventriloquist using passersby as dummies, and Jesus panhandling in a weed-infested Eden are just a few of the startling conceits Simic unleashes in this collection. "Few contemporary poets have been as influential-or inimitable-as Charles Simic" (New York Times Book Review).
Product Description: A new volume of poems brings readers startling visions of the world in which we all live, exploring a haunted landscape on the brink in which the mundane and surreal, profane and sacred are indistinguishable.
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