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The Helens of Troy, New York

The Helens of Troy, New York

Bernadette Mayer

ISBN: 978-0-811-22042-2

*Norton agency titles

352 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet Series", All the Helens of Troy is Bernadette Mayers's profile of all of the Helens living in Troy, New York, done with poems and images, mixing the classical with the ordinary and delightful intelligence with irreverence.

An excerpt:everybody diedthere's nothing more to saymy hair's braided like a familyi took off, it was fun, i loved itif you did something wrong, they punished youone helen is enough, trust me