Title: The Holyoke
Publisher: Boston: Northeastern Univ Press
Publication Date: 1988
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fine
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Small 8vo in tan/blue patterned stiff wraps. First Printing. Inscribed by author on half-title. Near Fine+/: rear cover has one very miniscule mark;text itself clean, crisp & bright. Introduction by Mary Oliver; xiii; 81pp. "What brought me back time and again to The Holyoke was a sense that these poems HAD to be written.(Gaspar) is speaking to the reader-but also to himself, or perhaps to some hazy divinity, or to the blue sky.I felt only the abiding impertive TO GET IT RIGHT. Which is, of course,what real writing is about." (from Oliver's intro.) Book is the 1988 Morse Poetry Prize winner. A fine copy of an impressive collection. #5006HBR. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-723618333
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