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  • Paperback: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd (29 May 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1852246189
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852246181
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 0.7 x 22.8 cm
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"Unflinching witness and eloquent mourner." -- The New Yorker

"Dense, lyrical, mysterious . a poetic journey no reader should miss." -- Library Journal

"Resplendent and solemn . takes readers to similar state of limbo, someplace between the conscious and the intuited." -- Hartford Courant

"Resplendent and solemn ... takes readers to similar state of limbo, someplace between the conscious and the intuited."--Hartford Courant

"A ferocious remembering in the face of death, in the face of life."--North American Review

"Dense, lyrical, mysterious ... a poetic journey no reader should miss."--Library Journal

"An eerily beautiful, bruised and persuasive book."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Unflinching witness and eloquent mourner."--The New Yorker

Unflinching witness and eloquent mourner. --The New Yorker"

An eerily beautiful, bruised and persuasive book. --Los Angeles Times Book Review"

A ferocious remembering in the face of death, in the face of life. --North American Review"

Resplendent and solemn takes readers to similar state of limbo, someplace between the conscious and the intuited. --Hartford Courant"

Like the scatter from a fireworks explosion, Forch? s images float on the currents of the reader s memory. --American Book Review"

Dense, lyrical, mysterious a poetic journey no reader should miss. --Library Journal"

"Like the scatter from a fireworks explosion, Forche's images float on the currents of the reader's memory."--American Book Review --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Carolyn Forche is the author of Gathering the Tribes, winner of the Yale Younger Poets Award; The Country Between Us, which received awards from the Academy of American Poets and the Poetry Society of America; and The Angel of History, awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Award. She is also the editor of the anthology Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Centuly Poetry of Witness. Recently she was presented with the Edita and Ira Morris Hiroshima Foundation Award for Peace and Culture in Stockholm. She lives in Maryland with her husband and son.

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