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Love’s Labors

In a debut remarkable for its formal control and emotional range, Brent Newsom tunes narrative and lyric impulses to an idiom rooted in his native Louisiana. Love’s Labors plumbs themes of family, work, and sex, from a perspective both tempered and troubled by the language and traditions of Christian faith.

114 pages | 6 x 9 1/4


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Table of Contents

Foreword • I • Smyrna • Esther Green Plans a Funeral • Ode to the Heart • Pfc. Mason Buxton Wets a Hook • An American Love Affair • Internal Combustion • Pfc. Mason Buxton Embraces the Suck • Agriculture • Esther Green Moves Out of the Sunset Acres Mobile

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