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Original Fire: Selected and New Poems (Paperback)

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Description


In this important new collection, her first in fourteen years, award-winning author Louise Erdrich has selected poems from her two previous books of poetry, Jacklight and Baptism of Desire, and has added nineteen new poems to compose Original Fire.

About the Author


Louise Erdrich is the author of fourteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, short stories, children's books, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel The Round House won the 2012 National Book Award. She lives in Minnesota, where she owns the bookstore Birchbark Books.

Praise For…


“Essential reading for fans of Erdrich’s fiction, this volume can be expected to draw poetry readers into the fold.”
-Library Journal (starred review)

“Erdrich is profoundly sensual, frankly bawdy and slyly comedic.”
-Booklist

“Artistically impressive and highly entertaining.”
-Miami Herald

“The poems are hypnotic and retain an emphatic passionate fire.”
-Los Angeles Times Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060935344
ISBN-10: 0060935340
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: August 17th, 2004
Pages: 158
Language: English