Dig Through Our Books

Title
Author
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 




Bookmark and Share




 
Browse By Category

View Other Categories
 
 
 
Good Poems for Hard Times

Author Name    Keillor, Garrison

Title   Good Poems for Hard Times

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Viking Adult

ISBN Number    0670034363 / 9780670034369

Seller ID   SKU9135679

0670034363 1st edition, 1st printing with full number line. Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

Stock Description, May Not Reflect Item

When Garrison Keillor published "Good Poems," he touched a chord in readers across America. The anthology of poems he selected for their ?wit, their simplicity, their passion, and their utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with? inspired thousands to buy what was for many their first book of poetry.

Now, in "Good Poems for Hard Times," Keillor has pondered over the archives of his beloved "Writer's Almanac" radio show to select a batch of consoling, rousing, and truthful poems guaranteed to raise flagging spirits or to inspire those in need of a dose of wisdom or honesty. But these poems are not about suffering. They?re intended to reach us and stricken friends by holding out a picture of the grace of ordinary life. Above all, this eclectic anthology, including works from Raymond Carver, Emily Dickinson, Charles Simic, Billy Collins, Robert Frost, Kenneth Rexroth, and many more, fit Keillor's definition of ?good?: memorable, beautifully worded, and accessible. They?re not highbrow. They?re not stuffy. But when hard times send us skidding into the meridian, the poems collected here are what we need them to be: just plain good.

Price = 20.00 USD


Related items brought to you by the miracles of modern technology:
The Middle Path Cookbook: A Vegetarian Awakening
Disney, Jay
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Don't Blink, Patterson, James; Roughan, Howard
Don't Blink
Patterson, James; Roughan, Howard
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Fitness Is Religion: Keep the Faith, Kybartas, Ray
Fitness Is Religion: Keep the Faith
Kybartas, Ray
13.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Life Lit by Some Large Vision: Selected Speeches and Writings, Davis, Ossie
Life Lit by Some Large Vision: Selected Speeches and Writings
Davis, Ossie
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Gag Rule: On the Suppression of Dissent and Stifling of Democracy, Lapham, Lewis
Gag Rule: On the Suppression of Dissent and Stifling of Democracy
Lapham, Lewis
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910
Pyne, Stephen J.
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Waltzing the Cat, Houston, Pam
Waltzing the Cat
Houston, Pam
5.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries), Todd, Charles
The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries)
Todd, Charles
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Adrian Mole: The Lost Years
Townsend, Sue
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Art & Lies, Winterson, Jeanette
Art & Lies
Winterson, Jeanette
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Wizard: Book Two of The Wizard Knight, Wolfe, Gene
The Wizard: Book Two of The Wizard Knight
Wolfe, Gene
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Murder in the Rue de Paradis (Aimee Leduc Investigations, No. 8), Black, Cara
Murder in the Rue de Paradis (Aimee Leduc Investigations, No. 8)
Black, Cara
7.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to lastwordbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie