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Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey: Poems, 1991-1995

Carruth, Hayden

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ISBN 10: 1556591098 / ISBN 13: 9781556591099
Published by Copper Canyon Press, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Carruth, Hayden., Copper Canyon Press (WA), 1996, c1996, 2nd printing, boards & cloth (hard cover), fine with fine dj, 104 pp, tall 8vo, ISBN: 1556591098, 'Hayden Carruth is one of America's pre-eminent poets. In this collection, he speaks with intimate and urgent clarity of love late in life', 1996 National Book Award Winner. Bookseller Inventory # 81587

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Title: Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey: Poems, 1991-1995

Publisher: Copper Canyon Press

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

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Poems deal with later life, a family member's struggle against cancer, lifetime friendships, and social concerns

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Adrienne Rich has called Hayden Carruth "a part of our country's poetic treasure," and his other admirers include Galway Kinnell and Wendell Berry. A poet's poet, Carruth spins simple lines full of possible meanings, lines that stick in the reader's mind a long time. In "Particularity," for instance, Carruth writes of "this invisible / hereness where I am . . . the center / of mystery." Juxtaposing the mysterious with the tangible, Carruth is writing better than ever.

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