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Author: Mary Ruefle
Publisher: Seattle : Wave Books, [2019] ©2019
Series: Wave books (Seattle (Wash.)), 078.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A new collection of poems by Mary Ruefle, the author of My Private Property, Trances of the Blast, Madness, Rack, and Honey, Selected Poems, The Most of It, and A Little White Shadow"--
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ruefle
ISBN: 9781940696850 1940696852 9781940696997 1940696992
OCLC Number: 1082328437
Awards: Short-listed for Pulitzer Prize 2020 (United States)
Short-listed for LA Times Book Prize 2019 (United States)
Long-listed for National Book Award 2019 (United States)
Long-listed for National Book Critics Circle Award 2019 (United States)
Short-listed for Pulitzer Prize 2019 (United States)
Long-listed for National Book Critics Award 2010 (United States)
Description: 99 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Contents Apple in WaterLong White CloudSolomonDunceThe Good Fortune of Material ExistenceMaria and the Halls of PerishCrackerbellResinA Late Dense WorkMidnight ExpressGeneral DirectionEarthly FailureTuna and a PlaySuddenlyUnbeknownstDark CornerAttention!Little StreamMeditation on My SkullNorth WindHappinessLorraineThe EventualistAre You Talking about a Funeral?The FriendSent to the MonkBath TimeSearchlightI Cannot Be Quiet an HourInterlude for a Solitary FluteMuguet des BoisDispirited While Packing My Books...The Death of Atahualpa at the Hands of Pizarro's MenSingular DreamPatienceLightly, Very LightlyInglenookSuper BowlJewelweedThe UnfurlSequoiaThe NoteSpecial DeliveryA New DawnNixieLittle Travel BookGrandma MosesThe Heart of Princess OsraLillianWintersaultDestinationHappy BirthdayOrigin MythThe CakeA Morning PersonVow of ExtinctionHow We MetErrandThe Butter Festival30 MarchHalloweenBoutonniereGenesisThe Leaves Acknowledgments
Series Title: Wave books (Seattle (Wash.)), 078.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Mary Ruefle.

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Ruefle delivers a giddy, incisive ode to failure, fragility, and unknowing in her 12th book. "It may be our heads/ are filled with feathers/ from the stuff/ we don't know," she hazards, tiptoeing Read more...

 
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