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Charles Entrekin's Books

Berkeley Poets Cooperative: A History of the Times
Jun.28.2013
This is a collection of thirty-three essays, memoirs, and poems about tumultuous times. Universities were under attack and free speech was in question. The byword of the culture rang out, "Question authority." It was also a time to come together and discuss such things as the worth of a word in a poem. The young writers who started The Berkeley Poets Cooperative decided to have a...
Listening
May.03.2010
  Enlightenment, it can be said, is a stringing together of momentary blissful connections. Each of these poems is indeed such a moment. As a book they string together one's life, that portion of one's life that can be said by a poet: "We are no longer strangers.She lies beside me in sunlight,and already I know her like a memory." Listening: New & Selected Works is...
Red Mountain Cover
Dec.01.2008
  Set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, Red Mountain: Birmingham, Alabama, 1965 is the coming of age story of Eddie and Chrissy, young white Southerners trying to be true to what they believe in. In this new novel, author, Charles Entrekin masterfully evokes the great struggles of the early 1960’s-from the civil rights movement, to the anti war campaigns, to...