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Linda Pastan's thirteenth collection of poetry chronicles her journey through life's pleasures and problems, its unexpected detours. The concerns of these poems are many: the ambivalences of love and family; the surprises--indeed the shocks--that come with aging; art, and how it can change us. The poems in Traveling Light trace our journey through the years in a language that makes new the ordinary landscapes we have passed through time and again. It is the transformation of the ordinary into something strange and luminous that is the hallmark of her remarkable work.
Author: Linda Pastan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.00h x 5.40w x 0.30d
About the Author
Pastan, Linda: - Linda Pastan's many awards include the Maurice English Award, the Radcliffe College Distinguished Alumni Award, and the 2003 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. The former poet laureate of Maryland, she is the author of fourteen books of poetry--the latest of which, Insomnia, won the Towson University Prize for Literature. She lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
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