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Unswept Room

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ISBN-10: 0375709983

ISBN-13: 9780375709982

Edition: 2002

Authors: Sharon Olds

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From Sharon Olds—a stunning new collection of poems that project a fresh spirit, a startling energy of language and counterpoint, and a moving, elegiac tone shot through with humor. From poems that erupt out of history and childhood to those that embody the nurturing of a new generation of children and the transformative power of marital love, Sharon Olds takes risks, writing boldly of physical, emotional, and spiritual sensations that are seldom the stuff of poetry. These are poems that strike for the heart, as Sharon Olds captures our imagination with unexpected wordplay, sprung rhythms, and the disquieting revelations of ordinary life. Writing at the peak of her powers, this greatly…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/24/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Sharon Olds was born in San Francisco. She lives in New York City.

First Hour
Kindergarten Abecedarian
Bible Study: 71 B.C.E.
A Chair by the Fire
5 cents a Peek
Sunday Night
Grey Girl
Still Life in Landscape
His Costume
The Given
Virginal Orgy
The Wedding Vow
The Foetus in the Voting Booth
The Borders
First Weeks
The Releasing
The Clasp
Diaphragm Aria
The Hour After
What It Meant
Sunday in the Empty Nest
Frosted Elfin
The Stranger
Grown Children
If, Someday
The Window
Forty Years Later
Sleep Suite
The Older
Fish Oil
Earth Aria
Wonder as Wander
49 1/2
White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
Her List
Herbal Wrap
Pansy Glossary
The Headline
The Shyness
April, New Hampshire
The Untangling
The Learner
Heaven to Be
7 a.m
Chamber Thicket
The Music
A Time of Passion
The Tending
Acadia, Late
Past Future Imperfect
The Unswept