Cloth $32.00 ISBN: 9780226673370 Published October 1995
Paper $17.00 ISBN: 9780226673387 Published October 1995

Doubles

Robert Polito

Doubles
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Robert Polito

64 pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | © 1995
Cloth $32.00 ISBN: 9780226673370 Published October 1995
Paper $17.00 ISBN: 9780226673387 Published October 1995
Doubles is at once tough-minded and urbane, veering from lyricism to street slang, oscillating with the beat of the American city. As his title suggests, Polito's world is one of doubling, simulation, impersonation, and mimicry—a shrewd vision of urban life.
Contents
Acknowledgments
Animal Mimicry
Doubles
Not the Right Way
Nana
First Love
To My Father
Cigarette Lighter
Cathy's Braces
Those Fireflies, for Instance
What the Dead Know
Evidence
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