Memoir Of The Hawk: Poems

July 30, 2002|
Memoir Of The Hawk: Poems by James Tate
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Memoir of the Hawk creates a world populated by hundreds of characters, believable and strange, tugged at the edges by the unexpected. In the privacy of their homes, who can save them from themselves? In the forests and hills and on the beautiful lakes, what could possibly be wrong? Even in the sweet hometown, with its kindly police, menace lurks in a thousand disguises. Mystery and magic surround this metropolis of the imagination. Once again, James Tate has given us a world of surprising pleasures:

... lost in the interstellar space between teacups in the cupboard, found in the beak of a downy woodpecker, the lovers staring into the void and then jumping over it, flying into their beautiful tomorrows like the heroes of a storm.

James Tate was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1943. He is the author ofMemoir of the Hawk (2001); Shroud of the Gnome(1997); Worshipful Company of Fletchers (1994), which won the National Book Award; Selected Poems (1991), which won the Pulitzer Prize and the William Carlos Williams Award for Poetry; Distance from Loved Ones (1990);...
Title:Memoir Of The Hawk: Poems
Product dimensions:192 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.44 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.44 in
Published:July 30, 2002
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060935436

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