Riding Westward: Poems

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Price
$14.00  $12.88
Publisher
Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl
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Pages
64
Dimensions
6.27 X 8.9 X 0.23 inches | 0.24 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780374530822
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About the Author

Carl Phillips is the author of eight previous books of poems, including The Rest of Love, a National Book Award finalist; Rock Harbor; and The Tether, winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. He teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.

Reviews

"A master stylist . . . While Phillips's ideas are complex . . .His images ground us." --Library Journal

"The poems in Riding Westward ring like peals of a bell--recognizable, separate and yet merging together, radiating from a single source . . . Again Phillips strikes the theme of radiating realities, this time working inward from the largest darkness of all, which is implied, to the darkness of night, to the smaller darkness of one person's remembered life. The cowboy's song--as all the poems in Riding Westward--is a comforting lament." --Aaron Belz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch