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Long life : essays and other writings

Author: Mary Oliver
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of seventeen essays and ten poems.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
poetry
Poetry
Poésie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Oliver
ISBN: 0306809958 9780306809958 9780306814129 0306814129
OCLC Number: 53951016
Awards: Short-listed for Lambda Literary Awards (Memoir/Autobiography) 2004
Description: xiv, 101 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One: Flow. Flow --
Habits, Differences, and the Light That Abides --
Poem: Can You Imagine? --
Three Histories and a Hummingbird --
Part Two: Wordsworth's Mountain. Wordsworth's Mountain --
Dog Talk --
The Perfect Days --
Poem: Just as the Calendar Began to Say Summer --
Waste Land: An Elegy --
Part Three: Artists of the Beautiful. Emerson: An Introduction --
Hawthorne's Mosses from an Old Manse --
The House of the Seven Gables --
Part Four: Dust. Prose Poem: Are You Okay? --
Poem: Softest of Mornings --
Dust --
Sand Dabs, Seven --
Poem: The Morning Walk --
Sand Dabs, Eight --
Comfort --
Sand Dabs, Nine --
Home --
Poem: Summer Night --
Poem: Carrying the Snake to the Garden --
Poem: By the Wild-Haired Corn --
Where I Live --
Poem: Waking on a Summer Morning --
Prose Poem: One Winter Day.
Responsibility: Mary Oliver.
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