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Scar Tissue: Poems
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Book cover for 9780374530839
 
from Farrar Straus & Giroux (July 24, 2007)
9780374530839 | details & prices | 88 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $13.00
About: In Scar Tissue, the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Charles Wright not only investigates the tenuous relationship between description and actuality―"A thing is not an image"―but also reaffirms the project of attempting to describe, to capture the natural world and the beings in it, although he reminds us that landscape is not his subject matter but his technique: that language was always his subject―language and "the ghost of god.