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The Book of Endings

Leslie Harrison

Pages: 88; Size: 6 x 9
Series: Akron Series in Poetry

ISBN: 978-1-629220-64-2

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ISBN: 978-1-629220-65-9

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ISBN: 978-1-629220-62-8

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2017 National Book Award Longlist, Poetry

The poems in The Book of Endings try to make sense of, or at least come to some kind of reckoning with absence—the death of the author's mother, the absence of the beloved, the absence of an accountable god, cicadas, the dead stars arriving, the dead moon aglow in the night sky.

About the author

Leslie Harrison

Leslie Harrison is the author of The Book of Endings and Displacement. She was born in Germany and raised mostly in New Hampshire. She holds graduate degrees from The Johns Hopkins University and The University of California, Irvine. Her poems have appeared in journals including Poetry, The New Republic, The Kenyon Review, FIELD, Subtropics, Pleiades, Orion and elsewhere. She teaches at Towson University.

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