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The light of the world : a memoir

Author: Elizabeth Alexander
Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, 2016 ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Pulitzer Prize finalist Elizabeth Alexander--considered one of America's most important contemporary poets--reflects with gratitude on her life after the sudden death of her husband.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Elizabeth Alexander; Elizabeth Alexander
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Alexander
ISBN: 9781455599868 1455599867 9781455599868 9781455599875 1455599875
OCLC Number: 995617949
Awards: Commended for National Book Critics Circle Award (Autobiography) 2015
Commended for Books for a Better Life (Inspirational Memoir) 2016
Description: 209 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "Last night on Earth" --
Honeycomb --
"The edges of me in the hands of my wife" --
Ghost of all bookstores --
The plum blossom.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Alexander.

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"With tenderness and fierce poetic precision, [Alexander] realizes a simple truth: that death only deepens the richness of a life journey that must push on into the future. A delicate, existentially Read more...

 
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