Poetry was as important to Raymond Carver as his short stories and this collection sounds a key-note of enjoyment in the present rather than regret for the past. In the introduction, his widow gives a moving account of his last days, his love of Chekhov and the poems of Czeslaw Milosz.
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Book Description The Harvill Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0002710439I5N00
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Acceptable items may shows sign of prior usage, pages stained or discoloured from the outside. Covers/corners and spine may be worn/bent, may contain stickers/stamps or previous owners name (May contain gift note). For detailed description please contact seller. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001258367
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, United Kingdom, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. True first British printing with original unclipped (and unpriced) jacket. Introduction by Tess Gallagher. Jacket has patchy edge/shelf wear, very minor rubbing/creasing to edges, little bumping to corners and one small (approx. 1cm) tear to top back edge. Boards are near fine with a hint of pushing to head/tail of spine (nothing much). Pages are clean and the binding is tight. Top of pages very slightly dusty. No other faults. All books described honestly and accurately. Paypal accepted. Bookseller Inventory # 002263
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1989. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Price-clipped dustwrapper has a small tear at one corner; inscription to front endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 15613
Book Description Sep 21, 1989. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. An Ex-Library Hardback with dust jacket, officially withdrawn, usual library stamps and markings. Good clear text and binding fine. Bookseller Inventory # FBA-14522
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, UK, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition, 1st Impression. A posthumous collection of poetry. Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket ( jacket has small 2mm closed tear at the bottom back cover and some wear to top of spine, else easily Fine). Bookseller Inventory # 000095
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-198-93-0934000
Book Description Collins Harvill, London. 1989. Uncorrected proof copy., 1989. 8vo, 158pp. A very good paperback proof copy in green wraps. Publisher's review copy stamp on half title page. Bookseller Inventory # 91119
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Carver's last work consisting of approx. 60 poems, winner of a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation. Includes an introductory essay by Tess Gallagher, Carver¿s companion and fellow writer, which details the circumstances of their last years together. 158 pages. First UK edition, first printing. Blue cloth boards, remarkably bright unclipped dust jacket (now in a removable protective sleeve). Minimal shelf wear to edges, slight bump to foot of spine, no inscriptions, tight and square binding. Photographs available on request. All books dispatched same or next working day in robust packaging. Bookseller Inventory # 007377