Title: Tickets for a Prayer Wheel: Poems (A ...
Publisher: Univ of Missouri Pr
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: Second Printing
0826201563 Fine/Fine. Second Printing of Author's Scarce First Book. This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards, pages and endpages are as new. No remainder mark. The dustjacket is bright, clean, and without chips or tears. Brodart protected. Original price is intact. A classic writer of nature, this is a book of poetry, including reference to Tinker Creek. Published just before her Pulitzer Prize winning "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek". Bookseller Inventory # 000148
Synopsis: Best known for Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, her Pulitzer Prize-winning narrative on nature and eternity, Annie Dillard writes fiction and nonfiction, as well as poetry, that explore abstract and sensory phenomena, the role of the artist in society and the creative process. The poems gathered in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel, first published in 1974, show us that the concerns of the author have not changed since she was in her twenties. Hers is a poetry of fact -- of science and nature, eternity and time, and how we know what we know. Often commended for their precise imagery, these poems speak of the love between people, storytelling and poetry's form.
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