Gold Cure

Gold Cure

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ISBN10: 1566895812 ISBN13: 9781566895811 Publisher: Coffee House Press Published: Sep 15 2020 Pages: 0 Language: English

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Lustrous, tender, and expansive, Gold Cure moves from boomtown gold mines and the mythical city of El Dorado to the fracking wells of the American interior, excavating buried histories, legacies of conquest, and the pursuit of shimmering ideals. Ted Mathys skewers police brutality on the ribs of a nursery rhyme and drives Petrarchan sonnets into shale fields deep under the prairies. In crystalline language rich with allegory and wordplay, Mathys has crafted a moving elegy for the Anthropocene.

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