Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Campbell McGrathShannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Campbell McGrath

Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

byCampbell McGrath

Paperback | April 5, 2011

Pricing and Purchase Info

$15.75 online 
$17.50 list price save 10%
Earn 79 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


“An unexpected story and a gem of a book.”
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette<_o3a_p>


The incomparable Campbell McGrath, whom Outside magazine calls, “A writer who could help save poetry from academia and get the rest of us reading it again,” delivers an astounding work: Shannon, an epic poem that traces the remarkable journey of the youngest member of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The Kansas City Star praises Shannon as, “A luminescent narrative…a myth of American character before its corruption,” and Campbell McGrath—Poet Laureate, Guggenheim Fellowship, Pushcart Prize, and three-time Academy of American Poets Prize winner—proves once again to be truly an “everyman poet” who channels the spirit of Walt Whitman in this lyrical adventure. <_o3a_p>

Campbell McGrath's previous collections areShannon,Seven Notebooks,Capitalism,American Noise,Spring Comes to Chicago,Road Atlas,Florida Poems, andPax Atomica. His awards include the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations. He teaches in the creative writing program at Florida Internatio...
Title:Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark ExpeditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.32 inPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061661309

ISBN - 13:9780061661303

Look for similar items by category:


Editorial Reviews

“A meditation on a new, westering nation’s discovery of its own inestimable riches....Surely, the sort of task McGrath undertakes here represents one of literature’s profoundest pleasures. A poet tirelessly digs up something buried by days, years, centuries. And then he holds it to the light.”