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The undertaker's daughter / Toi Derricotte.

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780822962007 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0822962004 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
  • Description: 94 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2011.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 811.54/Derricotte (Text to Phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level 811.54 D (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Poems.
Contents Note: The undertaker's daughter: I am not afraid to be memoir ; Burial sites ; The undertaker's daughter ; Sunday afternoons at Claire Carlyle's ; For my unnamed brother (1943-1943) ; Dolls ; Mistrust of the beloved -- A memory of the future: I see my father after his death ; My dad & sardines ; On a picture of the Buddhist monk Pema Chödrön ; On the revolution of the Jersey cows ; The new pet ; The Telly cycle (For Telly the fish ; Special ears ; Another poem of a small grieving for my fish Telly ; On the reasons I loved Telly the fish ; Because I was good to Telly in his life ; An apology to Telly the revolutionary) ; When the goddess makes love to me ; Untitled ; The night I stopped singing like Billie Holiday ; When I touched her ; The iris and chicken fat ; Lighting the tulips ; Gershwin ; A little prayer to Our Lady ; To a cruel lover ; Cherry blossoms ; How Craig Foster enabled me to write the poems I'm writing now & gave me this voice -- The undertaking: The exigencies of form ; The undertaking.


Derricotte, Toi, 1941-, "The undertaker's daughter," Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2011.

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