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The Last Uncle : Poems

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In The Last Uncle, Linda Pastan writes, "If death is everywhere we look, / at least let's marry it to beauty." The poems in this new collection deal with loss and the difficult transition between generations, but they are also about love and landscape and the many pleasures of the imagination.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 140 x 211 x 8mm | 134g
  • United States
  • English
  • 039332530X
  • 9780393325300
  • 1,630,639

Review quote

"Pastan's unfailing mastery of her medium holds the darkness firmly in check."
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About Linda Pastan

Linda Pastan's many awards include the Maurice English Award, the Radcliffe College Distinguished Alumni Award, and the 2003 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. The former poet laureate of Maryland, she is the author of fourteen books of poetry-the latest of which, Insomnia, won the Towson University Prize for Literature. She lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
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