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Turtle Island

Author: Gary Snyder
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 1974.
Series: New Directions book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These Pulitzer Prize-winning poems and essays by the author of No Nature range from the lucid, lyrical, and mystical to the political. All, however, share a common vision: a rediscovery of North America and the ways by which we might become true natives of the land for the first time.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Snyder, Gary, 1930-
Turtle Island.
[New York, New Directions, 1974]
(OCoLC)809468347
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Snyder
ISBN: 0811205452 9780811205450 0811205460 9780811205467
OCLC Number: 901204
Notes: Poems.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1975
Description: 114 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Manzanita. Anasazi ; The way west, underground ; Without ; The dead by the side of the road ; I went into the Maverick Bar ; Steak ; No matter, never mind ; The bath ; Coyote Valley spring ; Spell against demons ; Front lines ; Control burn ; The great mother ; The call of the wild ; Prayer for the great family ; Source ; Manzanita ; Charms --
Magpie's song. Facts ; The real work ; Pine tree tops ; For nothing ; Night herons ; The egg ; The uses of light ; On San Gabriel Ridges ; By Frazier Creek Falls ; Black Mesa Mine #1 ; Up branches of Duck River ; It pleases ; Hemp ; The wild mushroom ; Mother Earth : her whales ; Affluence ; Ethnobotany ; Straight Creek-Great Burn ; Hudsonian Curlew ; Two fawns that didn't see the light this spring ; Two immortals ; Rain in Alleghany ; Avocado ; What steps ; Why log truck drivers rise earlier than students of Zen ; Bedrock ; The dazzle ; "One should not talk to a skilled hunter about what is forbidden by the Buddha" ; LMFBR ; Walking home from "The Duchess of Malfi" ; Magpie's Song --
For the children. O waters ; Gen ; Dusty braces ; The Jemez Pueblo Ring ; Tomorrow's song ; What happened here before ; Toward climax ; For the children ; As for poets --
Plain talk. Four changes ; "Energy is eternal delight" ; The wilderness ; What's meant by "Here" ; On "As for Poets."
Series Title: New Directions book.
Responsibility: Gary Snyder.
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These Pulitzer Prize-winning poems and essays by the author of No Nature range from the lucid, lyrical, and mystical to the political. All, however, share a common vision: a rediscovery of North America and the ways by which we might become true natives of the land for the first time.

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