The Apple Trees At Olema: New and Selected Poems

Paperback | April 5, 2011

byRobert Hass

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“No practicing poet has more talent than Robert Hass.”
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The National Book Award-winning author of Time and Materials, Robert Hass is one of the most revered of all living poets. With The Apple Trees at Olema, the former Poet Laureate and winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize offers twenty new and selected poems grounded in the beauty of the physical world. As with all of the collections of this great artist’s work, published far too infrequently, The Apple Trees at Olema is a cause for celebration.<_o3a_p>

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“No practicing poet has more talent than Robert Hass.”—Atlantic Monthly The National Book Award-winning author of Time and Materials, Robert Hass is one of the most revered of all living poets. With The Apple Trees at Olema, the former Poet Laureate and winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize offers twenty new and selected poems grounded in ...

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The Apple Trees at Olema includes work from Robert Hass's first five books—Field Guide, Praise, Human Wishes, Sun Under Wood, and Time and Materials—as well as a substantial gathering of new poems, including a suite of elegies, a series of poems in the form of notebook musings on the nature of storytelling, a suite of summer lyrics, an...

Robert Hass was born in San Francisco. His books of poetry includeThe Apple Trees at Olema(Ecco, 2010), Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winnerTime and Materials(Ecco, 2008),Sun Under Wood(Ecco, 1996),Human Wishes(1989),Praise(1979), andField Guide(1973), which was selected by Stanley Kunitz for the Yale Younger Poets Series. Has...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.92 inPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061923907

ISBN - 13:9780061923906

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“The new poems show Hass at the height of his narrative powers... He tries to get every word he can into each line, every detail he can into each poem, as though, if these feats are possible, then it’s also possible to save some part of the world from dissolution.”