This is the first edition of one of the most highly praised and touching collections of poems to appear in recent years. In selecting it for the National Poetry Series, Philip Levine said: qThe courage of this book is that it looks away from nothing: the miracle is that wherever it looks it finds poetry. . . . Mark Doty is a maker of big, risky, fearless poems in which ordinary human experience becomes music.qMark Doty, the recipient of a 1994 Whiting Writers' Award, is the author of two previous books of poetry, Turtle, Swan and Bethlehem in Broad Daylight. Awards:Winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize, 1995. Winner of a Whiting Writers' Award, 1994. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Finalist, National Book Award, 1993. Winner of the L.A. Times Book Award in Poetry.This is the first edition of one of the most highly praised and touching collections of poems to appear in recent years.
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