Danger on Peaks

ISBN-10: 1593760809

ISBN-13: 9781593760809

Edition: 2006

List price: $14.00
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As a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, bioregional activist, Zen Buddhist, and reluctant counterculture guru, Gary Snyder has been a major artistic force in America for over five decades, extending far beyond the Beat poems that first brought his work into the public eye. "Danger on Peaks" begins with poems about Snyder's first ascent of Mount St. Helens in 1945 and his learning that atomic bombs had been dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the morning of his descent. Containing work in a surprising variety of styles, creating an arc-shaped trail from these earliest climbs to what the poet calls poems "of intimate, immediate life, gossip and insight," "Danger on Peaks" is Snyder's most personal work ever.
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CSA Telltapes, Limited
Publication date: 9/9/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Mount St. Helens
The Mountain
The Climb
Atomic Dawn
Some Fate
1980: Letting Go
Blast Zone
To Ghost Lake
Pearly Everlasting
Enjoy the Day
Yet Older Matters
Brief Years
Glacier Ghosts
Daily Life
What to Tell, Still
Strong Spirit
Sharing an Oyster With the Captain
Summer of '97
Really the Real
Ankle-deep in Ashes
Winter Almond
Mariano Vallejo's Library
Waiting for a Ride
Steady, They Say
Doctor Coyote When He Had a Problem
Claws/Cause
How Many?
Loads on the Road
Carwash Time
To All the Girls Whose Ears I Pierced Back Then
She Knew All About Art
Coffee, Market, Blossoms
In the Santa Clarita Valley
Almost Okay Now
Sus
Day's Driving Done
Snow Flies, Burn Brush, Shut Down
Icy Mountains Constantly Walking
For Philip Zenshin Whalen
For Carole
Steady, They Say
Dust in the Wind
Gray Squirrels
One Day in Late Summer
Spilling the Wind
California Laurel
Baking Bread
One Empty Bus
No Shadow
Shandel
Night Herons
The Acropolis Back When
The Emu
The Hie Shrine and the "One-Tree" District
Cormorants
To Go
One Thousand Cranes
For Anthea Corinne Snyder Lowry
The Great Bell of the Gion
After Bamiyan
After Bamiyan
Loose on Earth
Falling from a Height, Holding Hands
Senso-ji
Envoy
Notes
Thanks
Acknowledgments
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