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In A Deed To the Light Jeanne Murray Walker asks probing questions about the depth of grief, about letting go, and about the possibility of faith. Her poems have been described by John Taylor, writing in Poetry, as "splendid, subtly erudite, uplifting, and funny." _x000B_

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Part 1
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. This Is to Say Good-bye: For Michiho Ishii
  2. p. 3
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  1. Letter to a Friend Who Has Asked to Come
  2. pp. 4-5
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  1. Enough
  2. p. 6
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  1. Discovery
  2. p. 7
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  1. The Nurses
  2. p. 8
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  1. Hunter
  2. pp. 9-10
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  1. Lion
  2. pp. 11-12
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  1. Stripping an Artichoke
  2. p. 13
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  1. Dinner Party
  2. p. 14
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  1. Part 2
  2. pp. 15-16
  1. Sacrifice
  2. pp. 17-18
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  1. Chaplin
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  1. Genius
  2. pp. 21-22
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  1. Van Gogh
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  1. Uncle Lloyd: His Eight Types of Courage
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  1. Sniper
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  1. How Mother Courage Saves Desdemona
  2. pp. 26-27
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  1. Portrait of the Virgin Who Said No to Gabriel
  2. p. 28
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  1. Part 3
  2. pp. 29-30
  1. Birthday
  2. pp. 31-32
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  1. Miss Leona Gifford's Hair
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  1. Making the Move
  2. pp. 34-35
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  1. To My Son, Off to College
  2. p. 36
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  1. Letting Go
  2. p. 37
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  1. The Dogs of the Heart
  2. p. 38
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  1. Rain
  2. p. 39
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  1. Night-light
  2. p. 40
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  1. Part 4
  2. pp. 41-42
  1. Light
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  1. Outlaw
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  1. The Janitor
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  1. Song of the Girl Who Stepped Out of Language
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  1. Mary Ellen Is Pregnant!
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  1. Holding Back the Sun
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  1. Sewing
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  1. Part 5
  2. pp. 51-52
  1. After Terrorism
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  1. Melting Pot
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  1. Wee Hours
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  1. Control
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  1. Writing the Novel
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  1. The Dutiful
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  1. Beyond Reading
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  1. Cleaning Out
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  1. Dung Beetle
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  1. Trying to Read The Encyclopedia of Things No One Knows
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  1. Part 6
  2. pp. 63-64
  1. Boundaries
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  1. Myth
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  1. Grasshopper
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  1. The Scarf
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  1. After the Tornado
  2. pp. 70-71
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  1. Insomnia
  2. p. 72
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  1. Luci's Knee
  2. p. 73
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  1. Geese, Tree, Apple, Leaves
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780252092763
Related ISBN
9780252071775
MARC Record
OCLC
815477953
Pages
96
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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