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Dead man's float, Jim Harrison

Label
Dead man's float
Title
Dead man's float
Statement of responsibility
Jim Harrison
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"His poems succeed on the basis of an open heart and a still-ravenous appetite for life."--The Texas Observer"Harrison doesn't write like anyone else, relying entirely on the toughness of his vision and intensity of feeling."--Publishers Weekly"Harrison's essential honesty is deeply affecting."--Library JournalThe title Dead Man's Float is inspired by a technique used by swimmers to conserve energy when exhausted, to rest up for the long swim to shore. In his fourteenth volume of poetry, Jim Harrison presents keen awareness of physical pains, delights in the natural world, and reflects on humanity's tentative place in a universe filled with ninety billion galaxies. By turns mournful and celebratory, these fearless and exuberant poems accomplish what Harrison's poems always do: wake us up to the possibilities of being fully alive. WarblerThis year we have two gorgeous yellow warblers nesting in the honeysuckle bush. The other day I stuck my head in the bush. The nestlings weigh one twentieth of an ounce, about the size of a honeybee. We stared at each other, startled by our existence. In a month or so, when they reach the size of bumblebees they'll fly to Costa Rica without a map. Jim Harrison, one of America's most versatile and celebrated writers, is the author of over thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction--including Legends of the Fall, the acclaimed trilogy of novellas. With a fondness for open space and anonymous thickets, he divides his time between Montana and southern Arizona"--
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1937-2016
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Harrison, Jim
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Poetry
Label
Dead man's float, Jim Harrison
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Where Is Jim Harrison? -- Hospital -- Birds -- Solstice Litany -- Another Country -- Zona -- Seven in the Woods -- Easter Again -- The Present -- Soul -- Thunder -- Reverse Prayer -- A Ballad of Love and Death about Elsa -- Molly the Brave -- Report from Valencia -- Wood and War -- Sticking to It -- Warmth -- Cow -- Seventy-Four -- Old Man -- Risen -- NYC -- A Variation on Machado -- Vows -- Purple -- Spirit -- Wolves of Heaven -- Lost Medicine -- Private Diamonds -- Lazuli Trance -- Mountain Travel -- God's Mouth -- Junk Pile -- Carpe Diem -- Marriage -- Round -- Dead Man's Float -- Barebacked Writer -- Feeder -- The Girls of Winter -- Weeks -- Time Again (2) -- Time -- Tethered -- Riding the Wolf's Nose -- Whimsy -- The Green Man -- Incidentals -- Pain (2) -- Man Dog -- The Dog and Tobacco Room -- Notes on the Sacred Art of Log Sitting -- The Future (2) -- Lorca Again -- Winter Creek -- February -- December Butterflies -- Pool of Light -- Poetry Now -- Criticism -- Money -- Bird Nightmares -- He Dog -- Tree Coroner -- Books -- Patagonia AZ -- Melrose (2) -- Dark -- Sunday -- Cattle Nap -- Life -- Universe -- Herring -- Things Unseen -- Cigarette -- Nuthatch Girl -- Big Issues -- Apple -- Sundial -- Winter, Spring -- April -- Tiny Bird -- Apple Tree -- Galactic -- The River -- Daylight -- Warbler -- The Final List -- A Dog in Heaven -- Quarantine -- Moon Suite -- Bridge -- About the Author
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 107 pages
Isbn
9781556594458
Isbn Type
(hardcover ; acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015017095
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904968510
  • (OCoLC)ocn904968510
  • 774621
Label
Dead man's float, Jim Harrison
Publication
Contents
Where Is Jim Harrison? -- Hospital -- Birds -- Solstice Litany -- Another Country -- Zona -- Seven in the Woods -- Easter Again -- The Present -- Soul -- Thunder -- Reverse Prayer -- A Ballad of Love and Death about Elsa -- Molly the Brave -- Report from Valencia -- Wood and War -- Sticking to It -- Warmth -- Cow -- Seventy-Four -- Old Man -- Risen -- NYC -- A Variation on Machado -- Vows -- Purple -- Spirit -- Wolves of Heaven -- Lost Medicine -- Private Diamonds -- Lazuli Trance -- Mountain Travel -- God's Mouth -- Junk Pile -- Carpe Diem -- Marriage -- Round -- Dead Man's Float -- Barebacked Writer -- Feeder -- The Girls of Winter -- Weeks -- Time Again (2) -- Time -- Tethered -- Riding the Wolf's Nose -- Whimsy -- The Green Man -- Incidentals -- Pain (2) -- Man Dog -- The Dog and Tobacco Room -- Notes on the Sacred Art of Log Sitting -- The Future (2) -- Lorca Again -- Winter Creek -- February -- December Butterflies -- Pool of Light -- Poetry Now -- Criticism -- Money -- Bird Nightmares -- He Dog -- Tree Coroner -- Books -- Patagonia AZ -- Melrose (2) -- Dark -- Sunday -- Cattle Nap -- Life -- Universe -- Herring -- Things Unseen -- Cigarette -- Nuthatch Girl -- Big Issues -- Apple -- Sundial -- Winter, Spring -- April -- Tiny Bird -- Apple Tree -- Galactic -- The River -- Daylight -- Warbler -- The Final List -- A Dog in Heaven -- Quarantine -- Moon Suite -- Bridge -- About the Author
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 107 pages
Isbn
9781556594458
Isbn Type
(hardcover ; acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015017095
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904968510
  • (OCoLC)ocn904968510
  • 774621

Library Locations

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      1515 SW 10th Ave , Topeka, Kansas, 66604, US
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