Long Life: Essays and Other Writings (Revised)

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Price
$16.00  $14.88
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Publish Date
Pages
120
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.3 X 0.5 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780306814129

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About the Author

Born in a small town in Ohio, Mary Oliver published her first book of poetry in 1963 at the age of 28. Over the course of her long career, she received numerous awards. Her fourth book, American Primitive, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1984. She led workshops and held residencies at various colleges and universities, including Bennington College, where she held the Catharine Osgood Foster Chair for Distinguished Teaching. She was the author of more than twenty books, including The Leaf and the Cloud and Long Life. Her many accolades include the National Book Award. She died in 2019.

Reviews

"The gift of Oliver's poetry is that she communicates the beauty she finds in the world and makes it unforgettable" "(Miami Herald). This has never been truer than in "Long Life, a luminous collection of seventeen essays and ten poems. With consummate craftsmanship, Mary Oliver has created a breathtaking volume sure to add to her reputation as "one of our very best poets"
"Tampa Tribune," 06/15/08
"Oliver may be America's best-loved nature poet since Robert Frost...Her collection of short nature essays and poems includes amazing stories and life-affirming wisdom."