Back on the Fire: Essays
In Back on the Fire, Snyders essays offer his reminiscences on a wide range of topics, from art in Paris to logging on the American West Coast. Throughout the work he gives a powerful voice to nature, whose protests often get lost amid the human d...
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This essay collection by Pulitzer Prize winner Snyder (A Place in Space ) contains the latest thoughts of a great poet with a lifelong devotion to the world, humanity, and literature. Snyder discusses ... Read full review
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