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Dog Songs: Thirty-Five Dog Songs and One Essay

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A New York Times bestselling collection of new and favorite poems, celebrating the dogs that have enriched the poets world.

Beloved by her readers, special to the poets own heart, Mary Oliver's dog poems offer a special window into her world. Dog Songs collects some of the most cherished poems together with new works, offering a portrait of Oliver's relationship to the companions that have accompanied her daily walks, warmed her home, and inspired her work. To be illustrated with images of the dogs themselves, the subjects will come to colorful life here.

These are poems of love and laughter, heartbreak and grief. In these pages we visit with old friends, including Oliver's well-loved Percy, and meet still others. Throughout, the many dogs of Oliver's life emerge as fellow travelers, but also as guides, spirits capable of opening our eyes to the lessons of the moment and the joys of nature and connection.

Dog Songs is a testament to the power and depth of the human-animal exchange, from an observer of extraordinary vision.

Review:

Dog Songs....is a sweet golden retriever of a book that curls up with the reader.” The New York Times

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About the Author

Born in a small town in Ohio, MARY OLIVER published her first book of poetry in 1963 at the age of twenty-eight. Over the course of her long career, she has received numerous awards. Her fourth book, American Primitive, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1984. She has led workshops and held residencies at various colleges and universities, including Bennington College, where she held the Catharine Osgood Foster Chair for Distinguished Teaching. Oliver currently lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594204784
Subtitle:
Thirty-Five Dog Songs and One Essay
Author:
Oliver, Mary
Publisher:
Penguin Press HC, The
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20131008
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 6 in 0.01 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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