Skip to main content alibris logo
Uncoded Woman: Poems - Oomen, Anne-Marie
Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

Coding and decoding are the themes of Anne-Marie Oomen's collection of poems, which together tell the story of a woman named Bead and her search for a safe harbor. The maritime "International Code of Signals" becomes a symbolic guide to Bead's journey, lending weightier meaning to boating phrases such as "You should proceed with caution" and "I am continuing to search." The beautiful terrain near Lake Michigan forms a powerful backdrop to the exploration of the life of a woman and her Native American lover, whose poverty ...

Uncoded Woman: Poems 2006, Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9781571314253

Trade paperback