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    DescriptionMary Oliver has been writing poetry for nearly five decades, and in that time she has become America's foremost poetic voice on our experience of the physical world. This collection presents forty-two new poems-an entire volume in itself-along with works chosen by Oliver from six of the books she has published since "New and Selected Poems, Volume One."


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    Title
    New and Selected Poems, Volume 2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Oliver
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 178
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780807068878
    ISBN 10: 080706887X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    DC21: 811.54
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    DC22: 811.54
    B&T General Subject: 640
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004290
    DC22: 811/.54
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000
    B&T Approval Code: V26106208
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010
    LC classification: PS3565.L5 N47 1992
    Publisher
    Beacon Press
    Imprint name
    Beacon Press
    Publication date
    01 July 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, MA
    Author Information
    Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, is one of the most celebrated and best-selling poets in America. Her books include "Why I Wake Early, Owls and Other Fantasies, House of Light, Dream Work, White Pine, West Wind, The Leaf and the Cloud, " and "What Do We Know," as well as four books of prose, including "Blue Pastures, Rules for the Dance, " and "Winter Hours." She lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts. "From the Hardcover edition."
    Review quote
    It has always seemed, across her 15 books of poetry, five of prose and several essays and chapbooks, that Mary Oliver might leave us at any minute. Even a 1984 Pulitzer Prize couldn't pin her to the ground. She'd change quietly into a heron or a bear and fly or walk on forever. --Susan Salter Reynolds, "Los Angeles Times" "Oliver's poetry is of the Earth, and about the Earth, and as these poems give voice to the planet, they render human life more beautiful, more sentient, more meaningful." --Karen McCarthy, "ForeWord" "These are life-enhancing and redemptive poems that coax the sublime from the subliminal." --Sally Connolly, "Poetry" "Mary's Oliver poetry is fine and deep; it reads like a blessing. Her special gift is to connect us with our sources in the natural world, its beauties and terrors and mysteries and consolations." --Stanley Kunitz "Oliver's poems are thoroughly convincing--as genuine, moving, and implausible as the first caressing breeze of spring." --"New York Times Book Review"