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Emerson’s Brother
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Product Code: P445e
ISBN: 9780881463675
Pages: 224
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Few people know that Ralph Waldo Emerson had a mentally challenged brother. Now, in a deeply moving novel in letters, noted writer Philip Lee Williams imagines the last year of this brother's sad but transcendent life as he lives with a farm family in Massachusetts. Emerson's Brother shows how this brother, Bulkeley, deals in his own way with many of the themes Waldo did, including nature, self-reliance, and love. Writing letters to his brother and friends such as Henry David Thoreau, Bulkeley Emerson aches with the need to express himself, trapped as he is in the prison of his own genetics. Though Bulkeley's journey toward the end of his life can be agonizing and filled with unfilled longing, there is a quiet acceptance, too, as he nears his time to become part of nature itself.
Experimentation And Versatility : The Early Novels And Short Fiction Of Fred Chappell
By author: Casey Clabough
Product Code: H681
ISBN: 9780865549456
Pages: 182
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Experimentation and Versatility considers Chappell’s first four novels and his short fiction—the novels chronologically and the short stories thematically—in order to demonstrate the unique range and importance of his fictional prose.
Fireflies
By author: John Leland
Product Code: P521
ISBN: 9780881465501
Publisher: Mercer University Press
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FIREFLIES is a collection of lyric poems—formal and informal— that seek solace in nature and memory for the heartache of being human. From children chasing fireflies at night to middle agers chasing lost loves at three in the morning, they trace the compromises we make to make it—the dead mice, cats, fetuses, and loves left in our wakes. And they celebrate the tenuous survival of trees, love, and innocence.
Flannery O'Connor : the Woman, the Thinker, the Visionary
By author: Ted R Spivey
Product Code: P161
ISBN: 9780865545571
Pages: 178
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Galaxies: Poems
By author: Cathryn Hankla
Product Code: P545
ISBN: 9780881466164
Publisher: Mercer University Press
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As the opening poem “The Labyrinth Galaxy” suggests, this is not a book of astronomy, but a book of seeking and beseeching. Cathryn Hankla’s GALAXIES forms a collective of connected but disparate things. Each galaxy grouping constitutes a gravitational system of concern, finding its own music and approach to what a poem can be. Together the poems create a spiritual pilgrimage, a sequence sending up an alarm for the earth, inviting the reader to walk a path to the heart’s center.

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