From Our Editors
Erdich's poems are acts of redemption. The diverse assortment of saints and sinners, midwestern women and mythological figures who appear in this mesmerizing collection all share a fierce determination. Baptism of Desire is sure to be greeted with celebration by the many readers waiting impatiently for a new collection of poetry.
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A second book of poetry by Louise Erdich, author of the bestselling and award winning novels Love Medicine, The Beet Queen and Tracks.Baptisim by blood, water, or desire is necessary for salvation in Roman Catholic tradition, and baptism of desire in the term used for the leap of trust by which a sincere believer can experience spiritu...