West Mountain Epilogue by Jay Parini audiobook

West Mountain Epilogue: A Reading by Jay Parini from his New and Collected Poems: 1975-2015

By Jay Parini
Read by Jay Parini

Beacon Press
0.92 Hours Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780807010457

A reading by Jay Parini of thirty-three of his most celebrated poems. Jay Parini's readings are always an event, but too rare. For the first time, Parini has recorded his best known and most recent poems in an audiobook that welcomes the listener to enter his universe, which revolves around his deep connection to nature and underlines his concerns about the impacts of pollution and climate change. The audiobook follows the pattern of his popular readings, with the poet introducing each poem with context and comments, invariably revealing and often amusing. In these beautiful, haunting poems, Parini writes about the landscapes of mining country, of the railroads of Pennsylvania, of farm country, of worlds lost, families dispersed, faith tried and contested.

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Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

A reading by Jay Parini of thirty-three of his most celebrated poems. Jay Parini's readings are always an event, but too rare. For the first time, Parini has recorded his best known and most recent poems in an audiobook that welcomes the listener to enter his universe, which revolves around his deep connection to nature and underlines his concerns about the impacts of pollution and climate change. The audiobook follows the pattern of his popular readings, with the poet introducing each poem with context and comments, invariably revealing and often amusing. In these beautiful, haunting poems, Parini writes about the landscapes of mining country, of the railroads of Pennsylvania, of farm country, of worlds lost, families dispersed, faith tried and contested.

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Author Bio: Jay Parini

Author Bio: Jay Parini

Jay Parini is Axinn Professor of English at Middlebury College, Vermont. His six novels also include Benjamin’s Crossing and The Apprentice Lover. His volumes of poetry include The Art of Subtraction: New and Selected Poems. In addition to biographies of Gore Vidal, John Steinbeck, Robert Frost, and William Faulkner, he has written a volume of essays on literature and politics, as well as The Art of Teaching. He edited the Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature and writes regularly for the Guardian and other publications.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Poetry
Runtime: 0.92
Audience: Adult
Language: English