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An Atlas of the Difficult World: Poems, 1988-1991by Adrienne Rich
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Throughout this book, a milestone in the poet's work and in the poetry of our time, Rich gathers images of our lives and focuses them blindingly in memory's "smoky mirror". As always, she maps out new territory, charting the landscapes of our lives amid the beauties and cruelties of a difficult world.
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
Winner of the Los Angeles TimesBook Prize.
Winner of the Book Prize.
In this, her thirteenth book of verse, the author of "The Dream of a Common Language" and "Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law" writes of war, oppression, the future, death, mystery, love and the magic of poetry.
About the Author
Adrienne Rich's honors include the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She lives in California.
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