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Heroes in Disguise: Poems (Mint First Edition)

Linda Pastan

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ISBN 10: 0393030067 / ISBN 13: 9780393030068
Published by Norton, 1991
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NEW YORK: Norton, 1991. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. A perfect unread copy. Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket cover. Shipped in well padded box. Smoke-free. Defect-free. Purchased new and never opened. You cannot find a better copy. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 08-2013-23

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Title: Heroes in Disguise: Poems (Mint First ...

Publisher: Norton

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition....

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A collection of poetry by the author of "The Imperfect Paradise", "PM/AM" and "A Fraction of Darkness" which range in subject matter from the passionate ambivalence of family life to the difficulties of ageing.

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A keen awareness of our place in the cyclic nature of life is the theme that dominates this remarkably clear-sighted and gracefully written collection. As in one poem inspired by a quiet Vuillard interior, Pastan tries to "capture light/ by painting its slow diminishment." But instead of allowing thoughts of aging and mortality to constrict her enjoyment of life, the poet seeks to draw meaning and art from daily sadnesses and epiphanies. Childhood memories, a mother's death, careful observances of the natural world, and the mysteries of the creative process all become occasions for poetry. Pastan, who has the courage to imagine that "someday,/ planted deep underground,/ I too will send up green shoots/ to cover the hunched shoulders/ of gravestones/ with a shawl of leaves," can also find delight in the "honky-tonk song" of a "brazen . . . red hibiscus" or in books, like "freshly baked loaves/ waiting on their shelves/ to be broken open." An impending sense of loss is counterbalanced by a faith in the imagination's power to regenerate itself. This is highly recommended.
- Christine Sten strom, New York Law Sch. Lib.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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