Stan Rice, who died in December 2002, was a poet of unique, uncompromising vision. Joy and brutality, faith and faithlessness, the beauty of truth and, at times, of untrut--these opposing forces come together one last time in his final book of poetry, a haunting collection of psalms. Beginning with his "Psalm 151"--that is, taking up where the Bible leaves off--Rice calls us to his own kind of prayer and contemplation. "Lord, hear me out," he begins. "At the point of our need / The storehouse shares its shambles." An ...

False Prophet 2005, Knopf Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780375710339

Trade paperback

False Prophet 2003, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400041428