Know Your Monkey

Know Your Monkey Know Your Monkey is the debut poetry collection by Toronto novelist and screenwriter Elyse Friedman Plainspoken yet vivid funny yet poignant these are poems that tell stories In Bleeding Laughing at

  • Title: Know Your Monkey
  • Author: Elyse Friedman
  • ISBN: 9781550226133
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Paperback
  • Know Your Monkey is the debut poetry collection by Toronto novelist and screenwriter Elyse Friedman Plainspoken yet vivid, funny yet poignant, these are poems that tell stories In Bleeding Laughing at Pineway Cummer , a group of teens dizzy with spring and spirits and speed race a van through the suburbs after grade nine prom In The Great Thing My CousinKnow Your Monkey is the debut poetry collection by Toronto novelist and screenwriter Elyse Friedman Plainspoken yet vivid, funny yet poignant, these are poems that tell stories In Bleeding Laughing at Pineway Cummer , a group of teens dizzy with spring and spirits and speed race a van through the suburbs after grade nine prom In The Great Thing My Cousin George Did , a man simultaneously drives two cars from Toronto to Hamilton 100 yards then hop out run back to the other car 100 yards past the first car and so on and so on with the polio leg In Paradise Mural we meet a woman at a Holiday Inn singles dance who always tried to giggle but it came off the gangplank of her tongue like it had been pushed Friedman writes candidly about her own experiences with love, family, and work In Screenwriting 101 , she rails against the formulaic rules that have come to govern the craft of movie writing In Rescue she fantasizes about being stranded on a desert island with Tom Waits and Charles Bukowski Never precious or inscrutable, Know Your Monkey gives us rhythmical slices of real and imagined life.

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