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Mark Doty's prose has been hailed as "tempered and tough, sorrowing and serene" (The New York Times Book Review) and "achingly beautiful" (The Boston Globe). In Still Life with Oysters and Lemon he offers a stunning exploration of our attachment to ordinary things-how we invest objects with human store, and why.

About the Author

Mark Doty is the author of six books of poems and two memoirs, Heaven's Coast and Firebird. A Guggenheim, Ingram-Merrill, and Whiting Fellow, he has also received the National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN/Martha Albrand Prize for Nonfiction. He teaches at the University of Houston, and divides his time between Houston and Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807066096
Author:
Doty, Mark
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Art-Theory and Criticism
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
poetry;art;essays;memoir;essay
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.45 x .2 in .25 lb

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