Atlantis: Poems by

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Poetry - 112 pages
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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.

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A collections of poems using luminous descriptions of the physical world, both natural and manmade, to illuminate the longings of life -- a life attempting to come to terms with death. Haunting and inspiring. Read full review

Atlantis: poems

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A winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for My Alexandria, Doty offers "eloquent meditations on the essential themes--mortality and life, beauty and loss" (LJ 4/14/93)--in poems haunted by the specter of AIDS. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

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.

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