After the Fire: A Writer Finds His Place

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U of Minnesota Press, 2002 - 229 páginas
The poet describes how he found his interior landscape on his farm in the hills of Wisconsin and shares his insights into the course of his life, from his Canton, Ohio, youth, to his years as a soldier, to his careers as a writer and publisher, using humor and a meditative spirit.
 

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Finding Home
Strangers in Friendly Places
Trees
21
Sky
28
Poetry
33
Neighbors
37
Birds
42
Making Poetry
48
The Hunt
102
The Blind World
107
Trouble
127
Dogs
132
Old Jazz
137
Young Jazz
139
Winter
160
The Condition of My Faith
165

Library
60
Insects and Arachnids
65
Grasses Fruits Plants
69
Gardening
73
Coyotes Foxes Wolves
80
Taking a Punch
83
Deer
100
Spring
182
Summer
186
The Catcher
190
Dairy Days
211
Autumn
220
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Sobre el autor (2002)

Paul Zimmer is a much honored and widely published poet and essayist, the author of eight volumes of poetry. His work has received awards from the American Institute of Arts and Letters and has been selected for the National Poetry Series. He was a finalist in the essay category for the 1998 National Magazine Award, and for the past two years his writings have been Notable Essays in the Best American Essays series. He lives on a farm near Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin, and spends part of each year in the south of France.

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