Synopses & Reviews
, published in 1988, is Linda Pastan's 4th collection and was a nominee for the Book Prize. Poems deal with birds, the past, children, beauty, rituals, myths, the moon, vacations, aging, death, family life, and hope.
"This is a remarkable book, and it places Pastan among the most satisfying of contemporary American poets." --Josephine Jacobsen on in the
About the Author
Linda Pastan has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award, and in 2003 she won the Ruth Lilly Prize for lifetime achievement. She lives in Potomac, Maryland.