Original Fire: Selected And New Poems

Paperback | August 17, 2004

byLouise Erdrich

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A passionate book of poetry from New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich.

In this important collection, award-winning author Louise Erdrich has selected poems from her two previous books of poetry, Jacklight and Baptism of Desire, and has added nineteen new poems to compose Original Fire.

“These molten poems radiate with the ferocity of desire, and in them Erdrich does not spin verse so much as tell tales—of betrayal and revenge, of hunting and being hunted.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune

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A passionate book of poetry from New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich.In this important collection, award-winning author Louise Erdrich has selected poems from her two previous books of poetry, Jacklight and Baptism of Desire, and has added nineteen new poems to compose Original Fire.“These molten poems radiate with the fer...

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In this important new collection, her first in fourteen years, award-winning author Louise Erdrich has selected poems from her two previous books of poetry, Jacklight and Baptism of Desire, and has added nineteen new poems to compose Original Fire.

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:August 17, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060935340

ISBN - 13:9780060935344

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