Skating with Heather Grace

Skating with Heather Grace

by Thomas Lynch

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Overview


A Classic Contemporary reissuing of Skating with Heather Grace by Thomas Lynch.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887485411
Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date: 02/07/2011
Series: Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series: Poetry
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 1,054,816
Product dimensions: 4.70(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


THOMAS LYNCH's poems, essays, and stories have appeared in Granta, The Atlantic, Harper's, and The Times (of London, New York, Ireland, and Los Angeles), and elsewhere. His book, The Undertaking, was a finalist for the National Book Award. The PBS Frontline film based on this work won the 2008 Emmy Award for Arts & Culture Documentary. His first collection of stories, Apparition & Late Fictions, has recently been published by W. W. Norton. He lives in Milford, Michigan, and in Moveen West, County Clare, Ireland.

Table of Contents


Michael's Reply to the White Man • A Death • The Sin-Eater • Venice • The Blood We Paid For • The West Window in Moveen • With Tapers Quenched • A Family of Fishermen • Tatyana • Like My Father Waking Early • Marriage • Lessons from Berkeley • O Canada • Argyle in Agony • The Widow • Rotary International • A Dream of Death in the First-Person • Skating with Heather Grace • Learning Gravity • A Clearing in the Woods • A Note on the Rapture to His True Love • October • Pornography • The Orient • The Liturgist • I Felt Myself Turning • A Good Death Even When It Kills You • To Her Sisters on the Nature of the Universe • Where It Came From • Noon on Saturday • A Woman with a Woman's Parts • Wormwood • Argyle in Vapors • Pruning • The Grandmothers • The Student • Woman Gardening • The Exhibitionist • For the Ex-Wife on the Occasion of Her Birthday • How to Stay Alive • Damage • Argyle's Balance

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