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Baptism of Desire: Poems

Erdrich, Louise

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ISBN 10: 0060162139 / ISBN 13: 9780060162139
Published by HarperCollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1989
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First printing. Signed on title page. Green cloth spine, light green boards, gilt titles & decoration. Book near fine with a couple of smudges to ffep. DJ also near fine with slight rubbing. 78 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 6056

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Title: Baptism of Desire: Poems

Publisher: HarperCollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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Poems feature an assortment of saints and sinners trying to impose an acceptable reality on the world's chaos, as they seek the grace achieved through effort

About the Author:

Louise Erdrich is the author of fifteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, children’s books, short stories, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel The Round House won the National Book Award for Fiction. The Plague of Doves won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and her debut novel, Love Medicine, was the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Erdrich has received the Library of Congress Prize in American Fiction, the prestigious PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She lives in Minnesota with her daughters and is the owner of Birchbark Books, a small independent bookstore.

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