The Book of Delights

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Author(s): Ross Gay
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
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Product Number: Z13706
Released: Feb 12, 2019
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ISBN: #9781501977640
Narrator/s: Ross Gay
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The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers up a spirited collection of short lyric essays, written daily over a tumultuous year, reminding us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders. Ross Gay's The Book of Delights is a genre-defying book of essays- some as short as a paragraph; some as long as five pages-that record the small joys that occurred in one year, from birthday to birthday, and that we often overlook in our busy lives. His is a meditation on delight that takes a clear-eyed view of the complexities, even the terrors, in his life, including living in America as a black man; the ecological and psychic violence of our consumer culture; the loss of those he loves.

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CD
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Author(s): Ross Gay
Narrator(s): Ross Gay
Product Number C05045
Released: Feb 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501977534
MP3 CD
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Author(s): Ross Gay
Narrator(s): Ross Gay
Product Number MP2665
Released: Mar 01, 2019
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ISBN: #9781980028192
eBook
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Author(s): Ross Gay
Product Number EB00720402
Released: Feb 19, 2019
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Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: #9781616208905

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