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9780299310400 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, October 27, 2016, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Floyd Skloot's eighth poetry collection, Approaching Winter, evokes the fluid and dynamic nature of memory as it ebbs and floods through our daily lives. Here the real and the imagined intermingle freely: In one poem, the cry of eagles reflects the wails of an infant daughter, long since grown and gone; in another, an aging Samuel Beckett prepares to throw the first pitch at Ebbets Field...read more

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9780807160176 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, October 5, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Floyd Skloot's eighth poetry collection, Approaching Winter, evokes the fluid and dynamic nature of memory as it ebbs and floods through our daily lives.

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Product Description: One March morning, writer Floyd Skloot was inexplicably struck by an attack of unrelenting vertigo that ended 138 days later as suddenly as it had begun. With body and world askew, everything familiar had transformed. Nothing was ever still...read more

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9780299299507 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, March 17, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: One March morning, writer Floyd Skloot was inexplicably struck by an attack of unrelenting vertigo that ended 138 days later as suddenly as it had begun.

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Product Description: Poetry. This collection illuminates moments in life when everything changes or comes into focus. Its poems of love, illness, artistic endeavor, spiritual and emotional awakening, embrace taking time and contemplating deeply the flow of sensory experience...read more

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9781908998194 | Small Pr Distribution, March 1, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: In his three previous memoirs, Floyd Skloot grappled with the brain-ravaging virus that struck him at forty-one. He was, as the San Francisco Chronicle noted, “shaping the experience of crippling illness into dazzling literature...read more

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9780803211193 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In his three previous memoirs, Floyd Skloot grappled with the brain-ravaging virus that struck him at forty-one.

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9780803238459 | Bison Books, December 1, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In his three previous memoirs, Floyd Skloot grappled with the brain-ravaging virus that struck him at forty-one.

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By Floyd Skloot (editor) and Rebecca Skloot (editor)

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9780062091246 | Original edition (Ecco Pr, September 27, 2011), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: Fiction. Floyd Skloot's new book gathers sixteen stories that combine unsentimental comedy and forceful emotion. As in his award-winning poetry and memoirs, Skloot's fiction shows how individual people, families, and communities face the starkest of challenges, including bodily maladies, the most harrowing of which often come with aging...read more

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9781936797103 | Tupelo Pr, September 15, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Fiction.

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Product Description: Floyd Skloot's new book gathers sixteen stories that combine unsentimental comedy and forceful emotion. As in his award-winning poetry and memoirs, Skloot's fiction shows how individual people, families, and communities face the starkest of challenges, including bodily maladies, the most harrowing of which often come with aging...read more

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9781936797059 | Tupelo Pr, September 15, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Floyd Skloot's new book gathers sixteen stories that combine unsentimental comedy and forceful emotion.

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Product Description: From the winner of the 2004 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction In his award-winning memoir In the Shadow of Memory, Floyd Skloot told the hard story of coming to terms with a brain-ravaging virus. A World of Light, written with the same insight, passion, and humor that distinguished the earlier volume, moves Skloot’s story from the reassembly of a self after neurological calamity to the reconstruction of a shattered life...read more

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9780803243187 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Continuing the story of his recovery from a viral attack that compromised his memory and cognitive powers, the author works to create a cohesive life for himself and his wife and faces the challenge of his mother's advancing dementia.

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9780803238473 | Bison Books, July 1, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the winner of the 2004 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction In his award-winning memoir In the Shadow of Memory, Floyd Skloot told the hard story of coming to terms with a brain-ravaging virus.

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Product Description: The Snow's Music continues award-winning poet Floyd Skloot's lyrical and narrative explorations of memory, love, loss, and artistic expression. At once musical and precise, formal and fluid, Skloot's poems balance inner and outer vision, past and present experience, meditation and observation, humor and sadness...read more

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9780807133392 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, September 15, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Snow's Music continues award-winning poet Floyd Skloot's lyrical and narrative explorations of memory, love, loss, and artistic expression.

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9780807133408 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, September 15, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Snow's Music continues award-winning poet Floyd Skloot's lyrical and narrative explorations of memory, love, loss, and artistic expression.

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Product Description: Poetry. Born in Brooklyn in 1947, Floyd Skloot has written five books of poetry, three memoirs, and three novels. His poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's Magazine, Poetry, Georgia Review, Hudson Review, and most of the leading journals in this country as well as overseas...read more

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9781932195590 | Tupelo Pr, April 1, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Poetry.

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At forty-one Sam is a successful, active, single father who contracts a virus that leaves him disabled, and when he offers to be a subject for a new drug, he finds love in an unexpected place.

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9780979209161 | Rager Media Inc, April 27, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: At forty-one Sam is a successful, active, single father who contracts a virus that leaves him disabled, and when he offers to be a subject for a new drug, he finds love in an unexpected place.

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Product Description: The End of Dreams is a celebration of the human capacity for adaptation amid the cycles of loss and renewal that characterize our intimate lives. Floyd Skloot mixes dramatic monologue with meditative and narrative verse in poems that explore family experiences, the lives of artists, historical crisis, love, nature, illness, and sudden, unpredictable change...read more

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9780807131169 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, April 1, 2006, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The End of Dreams is a celebration of the human capacity for adaptation amid the cycles of loss and renewal that characterize our intimate lives.

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9780807131176 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, February 21, 2006, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: This new collection from award-winning poet Floyd Skloot, tracks life in all its mixed possibilities, taking hard but necessary glances at our ever-changing world. Concerned with the fluidity and fragility of memory, Skloot's new poems move between the realms of health and illness; past and present; remembering and forgetting; and the stability of change...read more

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9781932195255 | Tupelo Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This new collection from award-winning poet Floyd Skloot, tracks life in all its mixed possibilities, taking hard but necessary glances at our ever-changing world.

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Product Description: In December 1988 Floyd Skloot was stricken by a virus that targeted his brain, leaving him totally disabled and utterly changed. In the Shadow of Memory is an intimate picture of what it is like to find oneself possessed of a ravaged memory and unstable balance and confronted by wholesale changes in both cognitive and emotional powers...read more

Hardcover:

9780803242975 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, March 1, 2003, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The author, who suffers from static dementia, recalls his life with humor and subtlety, revealing how he has had to surrender the desire for mastery in favor of achieving harmony instead.

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9780803293229 | Bison Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In December 1988 Floyd Skloot was stricken by a virus that targeted his brain, leaving him totally disabled and utterly changed.

Product Description: Poet, essayist, and novelist Floyd Skloot continues his exploration of human resilience in 'The Fiddler's Trance', his third full-length collection of poems. Skloot's poems investigate the phenomenon of sudden change in our lives, when all we understood about ourselves and our worlds is called into question and we must find a new way of seeing...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780838755020 | Bucknell Univ Pr, July 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Poet, essayist, and novelist Floyd Skloot continues his exploration of human resilience in 'The Fiddler's Trance', his third full-length collection of poems.

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Product Description: Well-known in the Pacific Northwest for his diverse writing talents, Skloot has crafted another book that will be as highly praised as his others. The beautifully crafted poems in this collection probe the depths of extended illness, of love, of perseverance in the face of disaster, of the healing power of music and of art...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781586540005 | Story Line Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Well-known in the Pacific Northwest for his diverse writing talents, Skloot has crafted another book that will be as highly praised as his others.

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Product Description: Book by Skloot, Floyd

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9781885266484 | Story Line Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by Skloot, Floyd

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Product Description: Book by Skloot, Floyd

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9781885266316 | Story Line Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Book by Skloot, Floyd

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Poems move from a troubled childhood through an adulthood shadowed by that childhood

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9780813013145 | Univ Pr of Florida, September 1, 1994, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Poems move from a troubled childhood through an adulthood shadowed by that childhood

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Poems move from a troubled childhood through an adulthood shadowed by that childhood

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9780813013138 | Univ Pr of Florida, September 1, 1994, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Poems move from a troubled childhood through an adulthood shadowed by that childhood

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Timothy Packard, a widower, offers to take his teenage daughter, Jill, on a summer tour of beaches in Long Island, Michigan, and Oregon if she can finish school without further incidents

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9780934257084 | Story Line Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Timothy Packard, a widower, offers to take his teenage daughter, Jill, on a summer tour of beaches in Long Island, Michigan, and Oregon if she can finish school without further incidents

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Product Description: ***PERFECT***PERFECT***

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9780934257718 | Story Line Pr, December 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: ***PERFECT***PERFECT***

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9780961050894 | Silverfish Review, March 1, 1990, cover price $4.00

Product Description: Beginning a new decade, The Search: Eleventh Series reflects a new growth and direction, culminating in greater student involvement than heretofore found in previous edi­tions. For example, former students of the poet Thomas Kinsella and the critic Henry Dan Piper (both distinguished former editors of The Search) contribute not only poems but also a Critical Preface...read more
By Floyd Skloot (contributor)

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9780809306398 | 1 edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, January 1, 1973), cover price $1.95 | About this edition: Beginning a new decade, The Search: Eleventh Series reflects a new growth and direction, culminating in greater student involvement than heretofore found in previous edi­tions.

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