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This collection of three previous books--THE WEIGHT OF ORANGES (1986), MINER'S POND (1991) and SKIN DIVERS (1999)--showcases the poetic achievement ...Show synopsisThis collection of three previous books--THE WEIGHT OF ORANGES (1986), MINER'S POND (1991) and SKIN DIVERS (1999)--showcases the poetic achievement of Canadian poet and novelist Michaels. Many of the poems are persona poems, elegantly giving voice to artists, philosophers and scientists like Amadeo Modigliani and Johannes Kepler.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may...Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Description:Fine dust jacket. First thus, a combined edition of her three...Fine dust jacket. First thus, a combined edition of her three poetry collections: The Weight of Oranges, Miner's Pond, and Skin Divers. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Description:Very Good. 0375401407 1st Edition (Stated), 1st Printing (NAP)...Very Good. 0375401407 1st Edition (Stated), 1st Printing (NAP) 2000 Alfred A. Knopf (Publisher; NY) Borzoi HARDBACK; text clean/UNMARKED; color jacket mild surface rubbing/edge wear w/1 small mended tear + only coupla tiny nicks; price unclipped; spine strong; NOT x-library; No remainder mark; Not book club; 196 pages + 10 preliminary pgs; text is 3 previously published poetry collections: "The Weight of Oranges" (1986, 3 parts/16 poems), "Miner's Pond" (1991, 3 parts/13 poems)), + "Skin Divers" (1999, 3 parts/13 poems); notes on text + type; author biography w/b+w photograph; front cover photo by Karl Blossfeldt w/wrap-around design by Archie Ferguson; "Oranges" won Commonwealth Prize for the Americas, "Miner's Pond" won Canadian Authors Association Award + was shortlisted for Governor General's Award + the Trllium Award; "akthough published separately, these 2 books, along w/'Skin Divers', were written as companion volumes"; "meditative + insightful, powerful + heart-moving, these are poems that, as Michael Ondaatje has written, 'go way beyond games or fashion or politics...they represent the human being entire'"; very good collectible copy of 11-year-old out-of-print omnibus poetry hardback by award-winning poet-novelist.
Description:Fine; Collectible. Knopf 2000. First American Edition, First...Fine; Collectible. Knopf 2000. First American Edition, First Printing. Excellent condition all around. Unmarked, neat and clean, tight binding. Like New jacket. Fast shipping.
Description:As New in Near Fine jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. As new,...As New in Near Fine jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. As new, appears unread, stated first edition. Tan and brown paper over boards, silver font on spine. ix + 195 pps. Dust jacket unclipped, shows little shelf wear scuffs and one small tear (top margin). Sectioned into: The Weight of Oranges, Miner's Pond, Skin Divers. Well received book by major papers, "Ms Michaels is superb at expressing what it feels like to think and to remember." NYTimes Book Review.
Description:Very Good in Very Good DJ. The Weight of Oranges; Miner's Pond;...Very Good in Very Good DJ. The Weight of Oranges; Miner's Pond; Skin Divers. 195 pp. 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition. Signed by author. Scuffing and sl. edgewear to dj, flap edges lightly yellowed. Sl. wear to board edges, lt bumping to sp. foot. Tiny tear to front hinge paper. Very tiny tear to front upper edge of dj. Signed.
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