'Focusing on transformations of love and self over time and in bereavement. White's subjects are autobiographical--love, marriage, the deaths of his father, mother, and, more centrally, his first wife. Questioning memory and self-deception, the poems employ language and metaphors drawn from ordinary life. Winner, Walt McDonald First-Book Competition 2007'--Provided by publisher.
'Linked thematically and by recurring motifs, these essays explore perishing and available means of grace--faith, love, friendship, work, and joy. For Fink, work is his craft--poetry--and teaching writing and literature. He finds joy in running; in the beauty, order, and grace of baseball; and in laughter'--Provided by publisher.
9780896725843 | Texas Tech Univ Pr, September 1, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: 'Linked thematically and by recurring motifs, these essays explore perishing and available means of grace--faith, love, friendship, work, and joy.
Product Description: This probing book of poetry is structured around one man's quest for healing and salvation. From his high school years in Texas during the early 1960s through his college teaching career 30 years later, the male persona of these poems searches for his lost father, for forgiveness and faith, for love and family...read more