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Collected Poems: 1957-1982

Berry, Wendell

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ISBN 10: 0865471894 / ISBN 13: 9780865471894
Published by North Point Pr, Berkeley, 1985
Condition: Mint Hardcover
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Title: Collected Poems: 1957-1982

Publisher: North Point Pr, Berkeley

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Mint

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Mint Dj with Mylar Cover

Signed: Signed By Poet

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This poetry collection, selected by the poet himself, includes works from "The Broken Ground," "Findings," "Openings," "Farming: A Handbook," "The Country Marriage," "Clearing," "A Part," and "The Wheel"

About the Author:

Wendell Berry is a Kentuckian who wrote and taught in California and New York before returning to the Kentucky River region where he has lived for two decades, writing and farming on seventy-five acres in Henry County. Mr. Berry has emerged as an eloquent spokesman for conservation, common sense, and sustainable agriculture, topics he has pursued in The Unsettling of America, The Gift of Good Land, and Meeting the Expectations of the Land, which he co-edited with agricultural researcher Wes Jackson and conservationist Bruce Colman. He has also written of the Kentucky River country in his novels, including Nathan Coulter and A Place on Earth, and in the short story collection The Wild Birds. Among his collections of literary essays is Standing by Words, an exploration of language as both a source of confusion and a means to understanding. North Point Press has also published Mr. Berry's collections of poetry, A Part and The Wheel, and his collection of essays, Home Economics: Eighteen Essays.

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