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Baptism of Desire

(1989)
A collection of poems by

 
 
A second book of poetry by Louise Erdich, author of the bestselling and award winning novels Love Medicine, The Beet Queen and Tracks.

Baptisim by blood, water, or desire is necessary for salvation in Roman Catholic tradition, and baptism of desire in the term used for the leap of trust by which a sincere believer can experience spiritual regeneration. Louise Erdrich's poems are acts of redemption. Everywhere evident is Erdrich's unique capacity for finding the perfect word, the fresh, yet absolutely right, metaphor that makes her wrk both profound and accessable.

    

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Hardback Editions

December 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: Baptism of Desire
Author(s): Louise Erdrich
ISBN: 0-06-016213-9 / 978-0-06-016213-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper & Row
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Paperback Editions

December 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: Baptism of Desire: Poems
Author(s): Louise Erdrich
ISBN: 0-06-092044-0 / 978-0-06-092044-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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