Word Power Books

Book Search

A value is required.

Word Power Books
Word Power Books


Word Power Books

Greta Garbo's Feet & Other Stories

Meaghan Delahunt


More Info
Word Power Books

Demanding Democracy

Christopher Silver


More Info
Word Power Books

From Boy to Man

Colin Kirkwood


More Info
Word Power Books

The Sands of Time

Greta Kirkwood Andresen


More Info
Word Power Books

Starting Today
100 Poems for Obama's First 100 Days


You are here: Language, Literature And ... > Literature: Texts > Poetry & Drama 

Word Power Books

Starting Today
100 Poems for Obama's First 100 Days

Cornelius Eady (Contributions)
Mark Doty (Contributions)
Mark Bibbins (Contributions)
Marvin Bell (Contributions)
Craig Arnold (Contributions)
Elizabeth Alexander (Contributions)
Arielle Greenberg (Editor)
Rachel Zucker (Editor)
Rita Dove (Foreword)



ISBN: 9781587298714


If Item in stock, posted within 24 hours. Otherwise expected despatch within 5 to 15 working days.


Our Price: £24.95

RRP £24.95 , Save £0.00


0 customer(s) reviewed this product

  • Description
  • Reviews
  • Book Details

Contains 100 poems written during - and responding to - Barack Obama's first 100 days in office. This work documents the political and personal events of those crucial days through a variety of contemporary poetic voices, from the ebullient to the admiring, from the pithy to the loquacious.

And could we get them to respond overnight, so that our project would coincide with Barack Obama beginning his job? Yes, we could! Poets wrote back immediately and with gusto'. Difficult to categorize but easy to enjoy, the poems in "Starting Today" offer something for every type of poetry reader, from the novice to the seasoned. This smart, timely collection offers a swirling portrait of the American Zeitgeist - a poetic reportage that demonstrates spontaneity, collaboration, immediacy, and accessibility.


ISBN 1587298716
ISBN13 9781587298714
Publisher University of Iowa Press
Format Paperback
Publication date 15/03/2010
Pages 210
Weight (grammes) 191
Published in United States
Height (mm) 228
Width (mm) 152