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Learning human : selected poems

Author: Les A Murray
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of poems, written since 1965, that the author considers to be his best work.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Les A Murray
ISBN: 0374260737 9780374260736
OCLC Number: 42049300
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 229 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Burning Truck --
Driving Through Sawmill Towns --
An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow --
Vindaloo in Merthyr Tydfil --
Incorrigible Grace --
Boopis --
The Pure Food Act --
Jozsef --
Kiss of the Whip --
The Broad Bean Sermon --
The Mitchells --
The Powerline Incarnation --
Creeper Habit --
Employment for the Castes in Abeyance --
The Buladelah-Taree Holiday Song Cycle --
The Gum Forest --
Rainwater Tank --
The Future --
Immigrant Voyage --
Homage to the Launching-place --
First Essay on Interest --
The Fishermen at South Head --
View of Sydney, Australia, from Gladesville Road Bridge --
Quintets for Robert Morley --
Equanimity --
Shower --
The Quality of Sprawl --
Weights --
Midsummer Ice --
Machine Portraits with Pendant Spaceman --
Little Boy Impelling a Scooter --
The Hypogeum --
Second Essay on Interest: The Emu --
A Retrospect of Humidity --
Flowering Eucalypt in Autumn --
The Chimes of Neverwhere --
The Smell of Coal Smoke --
Time Travel --
Late Snow in Edinburgh --
Flood Plains on the Coast Facing Asia --
The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forever --
The Sleepout --
Louvres --
The Drugs of War --
Letters to the Winner --
The Milk Lorry --
The Butter Factory --
Bats' Ultrasound --
The Lake Surnames --
Nocturne --
Lotus Dam --
Hearing Impairment --
Poetry and Religion --
May--When Bounty Is Down to Persimmons and Lemons --
June--The Kitchens --
July--Midwinter Haircut --
November--The Misery Cord --
December--Infant Among Cattle --
February--Feb --
The Transposition of Clermont --
The Emerald Dove.
Responsibility: Les Murray.
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Presents a collection of poems, written since 1965, that the author considers to be his best work.

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