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The Marriage of the Portuguese
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The Marriage of the Portuguese
Expanded Edition
Sam Pereira; Frank X. Gaspar, fwd.

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2012 . 104 pp. 6 x 9"
Poetry / Portuguese American Literature

$14.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-34-4

Table of Contents of The Marriage of the Portuguese

  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword to the Expanded Edition — Frank X. Gaspar
  • Preface

PART ONE

  • The Marriage of the Portuguese
  • A Disease
  • A Place Like Syosset
  • Backtrack: Home Again:
  • Fado
  • Dying in California
  • Sursum Corda
  • Jubal
  • An Azure Definition

PART TWO

  • This Marriage Would Have No Children
  • Order to God
  • The Prayer These Days
  • Black Paper
  • Listen, I Would Have Wept
  • Charting a Course for Cancer
  • Names: A Wedding March

PART THREE

  • Sorrow
  • Events Up to the Deal
  • Anniversary Tale
  • Alcohol & Rooms
  • Friday Afternoon Devotions
  • A Farewell

PART FOUR

  • The Finest Cities
  • As Though It Mattered
  • At Six There Was No Prayer
  • California FlushSabotage
  • Temporary
  • The Jars

PART FIVE: A LATER MARRIAGE

  • Villanelle for an Old Man
  • The Importance of Meat When Distressed
  • Horoscope
  • The White Kaywoodie
  • The Wind Is Out of the East
  • Old Habits
  • Radio Hangover
  • The Sad Man’s Orange Chambray
  • Nothing
  • The Biblical Nature of Bread
  • Fedora
  • In the Club Car Light
  • Cocktails with Girls
  • Another Murder to Music
  • A Hospital in California
  • The Return of Standard Time
  • The Gloxinia in Her Glass
  • The Sugars of Terceira
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