In Search of Small Gods

By Jim Harrison
(Copper Canyon Press, Paperback, 9781556593192, 104pp.)

Publication Date: September 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Spring 2009 Poetry List
“In Search of Small Gods, by Jim Harrison, is his twelfth book of poetry -- and my favorite so far. This collection exhibits a fine sense of humor along with a sharp awareness of the tragic human condition. The poems contain fish, birds, death, peonies, many beloved dogs, a book of poems by Su Tung-po's, various wacky speculations, a few regrets and tall tales that wander off into strange dreams. Harrison skillfully calls all this to our attention, along with the landscapes of Michigan, Montana and the Arizona/Mexico border country. The world and all these things shine through this book.”
-- Karl Pohrt, Shaman Drum Bookshop, Ann Arbor, MI


Named a “Top Ten Bestseller” by the Poetry Foundation and “highly recommended” in Library Journal’s starred review. Now in paperback.

About the Author

Jim Harrison: Jim Harrison, one of America’s most versatile and celebrated writers, is the author of thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction—including Legends of the Fall, the acclaimed trilogy of novellas, and The Shape of the Journey: New and Collected Poems. His books have been translated into two dozen languages, and in 2007 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. With a fondness for open space and anonymous thickets, he divides his time between Montana and southern Arizona.

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