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A heartfelt celebration of the New England seasons in a charmingly illustrated, slipcased gift edition by New England's pre-eminent poet. Lyrical, comic and elegiac, it sings of a land and culture that is disappearing under the assault of change.
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DONALD HALL, poet laureate of the United States from 2006 to 2007, has received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in poetry, the Lenore Marshall Award, the 1990 Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America, and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.From Publishers Weekly:
In celebration of New England and the seasons, the poet laureate of New Hampshire records his love of place. The place is a 180-year-old farmland, Eagle Pond, the home of Hall's grandparents and now his home. "There's no reason to live here except for love," writes Hall as he describes the sight of huge Holsteins frolicking or, when impatient for the arrival of spring, he suggests pushing winter "off to a condominium in the keys of Antarctica." This collection of four essays by a close observer of the natural world is a blend of reminiscences, anecdotes and vignettes that capture continuity of family and the quiet delights of rural life in each season. Hall is the author of String Too Short to Be Saved and Fathers Playing Catch With Sons. (November
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Book Description Ticknor & Fields, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1st Edition. 8vo(9.5" x 6.25"),86pps. New York,NY; Ticknor & Fields, 1987. 1st edition, 1st printing. Illustrated in black and white by the noted Thomas Nason. A beautifully written journal of Hall's family's and his friends' lives and activities as the seasons progress through the year. Dark green paper over boards; red cloth spine printed in gold. Dark green slipcase has a Nason drawing pastedown. Both book and slipcase are in mint condition. NEW BOOK/NEW BOX. $12.00. Seller Inventory # 1505
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