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Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver / Mary Oliver.

By: Oliver, Mary, 1935-2019 [author.].
Series: Spirituality, Imagination and Poetry.Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2017Description: xx, 455 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780399563249 (hardcover).Uniform titles: Poems. Selections Subject(s): POETRY / General | POETRY / American / GeneralAdditional physical formats: Online version:: DevotionsDDC classification: 802 .S.I.P / O 484 Other classification: POE000000 | POE005010 Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career. Throughout her celebrated career, Mary Oliver has touched countless readers with her brilliantly crafted verse, expounding on her love for the physical world and the powerful bonds between all living things. Identified as "far and away, this country's best selling poet" by Dwight Garner, she now returns with a stunning and definitive collection of her writing from the last fifty years. Carefully curated, these 200 plus poems feature Oliver's work from her very first book of poetry, No Voyage and Other Poems, published in 1963 at the age of 28, through her most recent collection, Felicity, published in 2015. This timeless volume, arranged by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. Within these pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluable collection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes index of titles and first lines.

"Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career. Throughout her celebrated career, Mary Oliver has touched countless readers with her brilliantly crafted verse, expounding on her love for the physical world and the powerful bonds between all living things. Identified as "far and away, this country's best selling poet" by Dwight Garner, she now returns with a stunning and definitive collection of her writing from the last fifty years. Carefully curated, these 200 plus poems feature Oliver's work from her very first book of poetry, No Voyage and Other Poems, published in 1963 at the age of 28, through her most recent collection, Felicity, published in 2015. This timeless volume, arranged by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. Within these pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluable collection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world"-- Provided by publisher.

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