Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

by Marc Sheehan
Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

by Marc Sheehan

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Overview

In Greatest Hits, Marc Sheehan tells the story of the dispossessed better than anyone since Raymond Carver, with a lyrical élan that seems to reveal––like a brushing away of light snowfall––those things in our lives we hold most dear, whether it’s an old stolen fiddle, a recycled Xmas tree, or the Portable Nietzsche one reads while on break at the factory. In a voice that is gentle yet honest, Sheehan is able to lay bare our most desperate moments and to leave in the stillness a redemption offered up by something as simple and beautiful as a blue snake gliding over stones at the edge of a grassy quarry.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780932826633
Publisher: New Issues Poetry and Prose
Publication date: 12/01/1998
Series: New Issues Press Poetry Series
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 67
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

The poet MARC SHEEHAN is a life-long Michigan resident. He has earned degrees from Western Michigan University, Central Michigan University and the University of Michigan, where he received a Major Hopwood Award in Poetry. His honors also include grants from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has served as Writer Center Coordinator at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, and has reviewed books for both the Lansing Capital Times and On the Town.

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Thomas Lynch

“These are such well-made poems. Manifest is the sharp edge of self-editing and a careful ear. Sheehan understands the traffic between myth and biography, the space between utterance and quiet. Greatest Hits is a powerful and welcome debut.”

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