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The Holyoke

Gaspar, Frank

ISBN 10: 1555530397 / ISBN 13: 9781555530396
Published by Boston: Northeastern Univ Press, 1988
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
From Words for the Wise, FPBA (Nevada City, CA, U.S.A.)

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Small 8vo in tan/blue patterned stiff wraps. First Printing. Inscribed by author on half-title. Near Fine+/: rear cover has one very miniscule mark;text itself clean, crisp & bright. Introduction by Mary Oliver; xiii; 81pp. "What brought me back time and again to The Holyoke was a sense that these poems HAD to be written.(Gaspar) is speaking to the reader-but also to himself, or perhaps to some hazy divinity, or to the blue sky.I felt only the abiding impertive TO GET IT RIGHT. Which is, of course,what real writing is about." (from Oliver's intro.) Book is the 1988 Morse Poetry Prize winner. A fine copy of an impressive collection. #5006HBR. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-723618333

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Title: The Holyoke

Publisher: Boston: Northeastern Univ Press

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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