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Mary Olivier A Life by May Sinclair

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Number of Pages432
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ISBN 101414277296
ISBN 109781414277295

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Mary Olivier: A Life by May` Sinclair and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Born in a small town in Ohio, Mary Oliver published her first book of poetry in at the age of Over the course of her long career, she received numerous awards. Her fourth book, American Primitive, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in She led workshops and held residencies at. “Mary Oliver is saving my life,” Paul Chowder, the title character of Nicholson Baker’s novel “The Anthologist,” scrawls in the margins of Oliver’s “New and Selected Poems, Volume Author: Ruth Franklin. On hearing news this afternoon of the poet Mary Oliver’s death, I thought of the famous closing lines her poem “The Summer Day” (“Tell me, what is it you plan to do // with your one wild and precious life?”), and I texted my mother, who had given her own mother a book of Oliver’s poems. I also thought, Man, everyone loved Mary Oliver, I bet my whole inbox is filled with quotes of Author: Edith Zimmerman.