The Captain Lands in Paradise (Paperback)
Alice James Books, 9781882295333, 55pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2002
Sarah Manguso's first collection, a combination of verse and prose poems, explores love, nostalgia, remorse, and the joyful and mysterious preparation for the discoveries of new lands, selves, and ideas. The voice is consistently spare, honest, understated, and eccentric.