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By Heather McHugh

Copper Canyon Press, Hardcover, 9781556593062, 85pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009


National Book Award finalist Heather McHugh's new book is smart, high-velocity, tightly controlled, and verbally stunning.

About the Author
Heather McHugh is the author of numerous books of poetry, including "Eyeshot" and "Hinge & Sign." She teaches at the University of Washington in Seattle and at Warren Wilson College in North Carolina.

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2009

MacArthur Fellow Heather McHugh mines words for contradictions and double meanings, offering the reader an expansive, fresh perspective on themes like love and mortality. More at NPR.org

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