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The mercy : poems

Author: Philip Levine; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Philip Levine's new collection of poems (his first since The Simple Truth was awarded the Pulitzer Prize) is a book of journeys: the necessary ones that each of us takes from innocence to experience, from youth to age, from confusion to clarity, from sanity to madness and back again, from life to death, and occasionally from defeat to triumph.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levine, Philip, 1928-
Mercy.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1999
(OCoLC)607261732
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Levine; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0375401385 9780375401381 0375701354 9780375701351
OCLC Number: 39800753
Description: viii, 81 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Smoke --
Flowering midnight --
After Leviticus --
Drum --
Orphans --
The Communist party --
And that night Clifford died --
The three crows --
Photography 2 --
Reinventing America --
The cafe --
Salt and oil --
Joe Gould's pen --
The search for Lorca's shadow --
The sea we read about --
Sundays with Lungo --
The unknowable --
I caught a glimpse --
Night words --
Once --
Philosophy lesson --
"He would never use one word where none would do" --
The mortal words of Zweik --
Little apple of my eye --
Clouds above the sea --
The new world --
After the war --
Black stone on top of nothing --
The dead --
The evening turned its back upon her voice --
These words --
Cesare --
It was autumn --
The return --
Northern motive --
The mercy --
The secret.
Responsibility: by Philip Levine.
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Philip Levine's new collection of poems (his first since The Simple Truth was awarded the Pulitzer Prize) is a book of journeys: the necessary ones that each of us takes from innocence to experience, from youth to age, from confusion to clarity, from sanity to madness and back again, from life to death, and occasionally from defeat to triumph.

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