Thirst

Poems
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Author(s): Mary Oliver
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Oct 15, 2006
Product Number: EB00185179
Released: Jan 17, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780807069035
Publisher: Beacon Press
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Description

Thirst, a collection of forty-three new poems from Pulitzer Prize-winner Mary Oliver, introduces two new directions in the poet's work. Grappling 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 its end. And within these pages she chronicles for the frst 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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