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Thirst

Author: Mary Oliver
Publisher: Tarset : Bloodaxe, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of 43 new poems the author grapples with grief at the death of her beloved partner of over forty years. She strives to experience sorrow as a path to spiritual progress, grief as part of loving and not it end. She also chronicles for the first time her discovery of faith, without abandoning the love of the physical world that has been a hallmark of her work for four decades.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Oliver
ISBN: 9781852247768 1852247762
OCLC Number: 141383326
Description: viii, 69 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Mary Oliver.

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Mary Oliver is one of America's best-loved poets. Her luminous poetry celebrates nature and beauty, love and the spirit, silence and wonder, extending the visionary American tradition of Whitman,  Read more...

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To read "Thirst", is to feel gratititude for the simple fact of being alive. This is not surprising, as it is the effect [Oliver's] best work has produced in readers for the past 43 years. --Angela Read more...

 
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