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The One Fifteen to Penn Station

Poetry that takes us from an urban beachfront in the shadow of the Boston skyline to the halls of a private prep school, from the corner drugstore to the playground basketball court. “Carey’s universe may be set in blue-collar New England, but out of that backdrop, we find a man very much like ourselves trying to hold on to what everyone loses eventually—his children as they grow up, his parents, long-time friends, perhaps, most important of all, his sense of where he thought he was going to be when he was young and what life is for him now.”– Maria Mazziotti Gillan – from the Foreword

72 pages | 6 x 9 1/4

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Table of Contents

Foreword • The One Fifteen to Penn Station • A Well-Oiled Machine • The Road Narrows • Crazy Stuff • Frozen Peas • Revere Beach • Movies • Memory Boys • Michaela • Shredding Me • Looking in My Neighbor’s Yard • After • Seventh Grade • For Fitz • Loved Hoc

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