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Author: Hilda Raz
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of poems that explores the pleasure and pain of family relationships, the complicated joy of being a woman, and the unconventional beauty of the Great Plains.


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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilda Raz
ISBN: 9780803222915 0803222912
OCLC Number: 268789916
Notes: "A Bison original"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: x, 121 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part One Thats Something; Jans Orchard; What Happens; Diction; The Sandhills, Early Winter; November Night Driving; Birthday; Sarahs Wings; Conversation; My Daughter Home from College Tells Me about the Gods; April Teaching, Outstate; Native; Locus; Accident; Photograph of a Child Sleeping; Visions; Words; Town/Country Part Two Dishes; What Happened This Summer; Saying Goodbye to the Property; Divorce; Shame, or the Computer Uses of Natural Language; 1 September, 100 Degrees; Trying to Buy off Death; I Cant. Yes, You Can; Worry About Meaning; Cradle; Family; Piecing; Plate xii; Assignment; Three Ways of Looking at It Part Three Gossip; Father; Women Raised in the Fifties; She; What is Good; Lots Wives; Widow; Visitant; Some Other women Now; I Am Sick Part Four Piecing the Universe Together With Dresses; She Speaks; Detail; Oracle; Pregnant Woman; Sabbath; Small Shelter; Pain; A Meeting with My Ex-Husband; High Ground; With Stanley Kunitz at the Car Wash Part Five Advice; Restraints; Journal Entry: The Tropics; Friend in a Distant City; Sex; Alone; Look; Lacunae; C3; Ambition; Helios at Bread Loaf, the Album; The Man; My Dream, Your Dream; September: Getting Married Again; Prospectus; Atonement; Bear; Version; Inside the Geese; Life outside the Self: The Uncertainty Principle Notes; Source Acknowledgments
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Hilda Raz has an appetite for the pleasures of touch, sight, love; an openness to the wounds of life and the common face of death; a capacity for language that captures the weather and the details of Read more...

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