field guide to the heavens by Frank Gaspar

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .

Written in English

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StatementFrank X. Gaspar.
SeriesThe Brittingham prize in poetry, Brittingham prize in poetry (Series)
LC ClassificationsPS3557.A8448 F54 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 86 p. ;
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL33236M
ISBN 100299165205, 0299165248
LC Control Number99015687

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A Field Guide to the Heavens is a much anticipated third book of poetry by this gifted craftsman. And the wait yielded a maturity that is astonishing. Gaspar's grasp on his place, in relation to his environment and to the universe as a whole, is the play we're invited to join/5(6).

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In this collection, the mystical and the mundane are threaded together to bring us more than a guide to the heavens; Gaspar offers a guide to human experience. A Field Guide to the Heavens by Frank Gaspar,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Field Guide to the Heavens: Frank Gaspar: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(35).

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