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The poignant, accomplished new collection of poetry from the author of My Alexandria--1993 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Los Angeles Times Book Award, 1993 National Book Award Finalist.

About the Author


Mark Doty's books of poetry and nonfiction prose have been honored with numerous distinctions, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and, in the United Kingdom, the T. S. Eliot Prize. In 2008, he won the National Book Award for Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems. He is a professor at the University of Houston, and he lives in New York City.

Praise For…


"There is a mighty lesson in Atlantis and it is this—that we are helpless before fate, except in our demeanor. . . . Mark Doty has written a book that is ferocious, luminous, and important." — Mary Oliver

"Having by his third book raised the roof of the America Sublime, Doty is now concerned, like Clampitt before him, to frame doors and windows, to detail landscapes and outbuildings of loss which, in the ways of the Sublime, properly circumstantiated, are transformed, transcended, redeemed. A lost continent breaks through the surface, glistening still with tears, but exact, vivid, there." — Richard Howard

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060951061
ISBN-10: 0060951060
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: September 1st, 1995
Pages: 112
Language: English