Baptism Of Desire: Poems

December 7, 1990|
Baptism Of Desire: Poems by Louise Erdrich
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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 spiritual regeneration.Louise Erdrich''s poems are acts of redemption. Everywhere evident is Erdrich''s unique capacity for finding the perfect word, the fresh, yet absolutely right, metaphor that makes her wrk both profound and accessable.

Louise Erdrich is the author of fourteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, short stories, children''s books, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novelThe Round Housewon the 2012 National Book Award. She lives in Minnesota, where she owns the bookstore Birchbark Books.
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Title:Baptism Of Desire: Poems
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:96 pages, 9.12 X 5.75 X 0.21 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 9.12 X 5.75 X 0.21 in
Published:December 7, 1990
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060920449

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