Stag's Leap

Stag's Leap

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In this wise and intimate telling--which carries us through the seasons when her marriage was ending--Sharon Olds opens her heart to the reader, sharing the feeling of invisibility that comes when we are no longer standing in love's sight; the surprising physical bond that still exists between a couple during parting; the loss of everything from her husband's smile to the set of his hip. Olds is naked before us, curious and brave and even generous toward the man who was her mate for thirty years and who now loves another woman. -- Cover, p. [4]
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307959904
0307959902
9780375712258
0375712259
Branch Call Number: 811.5 O44sL 2012
Characteristics: x, 89 p. ; 22 cm

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multcolib_heathere Mar 13, 2016

An intimate glance at the end of a marriage by Pultizer Prize winning poet Sharon Olds.

Powerful poems about the end of a marriage.

Published fifteen years after the breakdown of her decades-old marriage, this collection is raw and intimate about the painful process of divorce. It won the Pulitzer Prize. Heather E.

It took her 15 years to publish the poems that came from the painful process of divorce. Raw and intimate.

It took fifteen years for her to publish the poems about the process of her divorce and she won a Pultizer Prize for it.


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multcolib_heathere Mar 13, 2016

An intimate glance at the end of a marriage by Pultizer Prize winning poet Sharon Olds.

beebee40 Jun 10, 2013

Powerful, painful poetry from a woman who has thrown caution to the winds.

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