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Red Sauce, Whiskey and Snow [Paperback]

August Kleinzahler
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17 April 1995

August Kleinzahler is foremost among the generation of American poets now in their mid-forties who, with substantial work already behind them, are just becoming known in this country. Red Sauce, Whiskey and Snow is his first major British publication.

'August Kleinzahler makes lyric sense of urban grit and neon. His wide-awake poems have an intimacy of attention new to American writing. Read him slowly; study the details; every phrase is an event.' Guy Davenport


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  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber (17 April 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571174310
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571174317
  • Product Dimensions: 19.2 x 12.6 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,536,620 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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August Kleinzahler was born in Jersey City in 1949. He is the author of many books of poems and a prose memoir, Cutty, One Rock. The Strange Hours Travelers Keep won the International Griffin Poetry Prize (2004), Sleeping it Off in Rapid City the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in San Francisco.

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5.0 out of 5 stars brilliant 24 July 2004
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kleinzahler is only just becoming known in england, and its about time too...this collection is excelent, beautiful arrangments of of ugly things, in my veiw, one of the greats of the last 10 years
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2.0 out of 5 stars No beef 8 Jun 2011
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The Economist rated this (as did *Helen Vendler*); I don't. For why, see my review of The Strange Hours Travelers Keep. Make those titles more snappy, Kleinzahler! (A good title for the latter would have been Addled Geometry (p69) but I'm afraid the work wouldn't have lived up to it.)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Garibaldis and you 1 Jan 2002
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Augie,
I've been trying to remember what it was that you put in those Garibaldis. I know it was tuna, banana peppers, and some kind of cheese. What else? I been a jonesen. Let me know when you get a chance, will ya?
Yer a poet and yer rymes got rythem. Your gonna be really famous after you die. don't stop.
famous patatoes,
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