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  • Paperback: 249 pages
  • Publisher: Copper Canyon Press (Sept. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1556592604
  • ISBN-13: 978-1556592607
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 823,838 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Christian Wiman was born and raised in west Texas. His poetry and criticism appears widely in magazines, including The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and Slate. His first book won the Nicholas Roerich Prize, and he has won the Ruth Lilly and Wallace Stegner Fellowships. He lives in Chicago, where he is the editor of Poetry magazine.


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unusual grasp of the nature and role of poetry..the real frontier of our experience of ourselves.a voice in the wilderness.thank you.
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