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Deep Field

(2011)
A collection of poems by

 
In his nineties Philip Gross's father, a wartime refugee, began to lose his several languages, first to deafness, then profound aphasia. Deeply thought as well as deeply felt, these poems reach into that gulf to find him -through recovery of histories both spoken and unspoken as well as an excavation of the spoken word itself. Readers who admired Philip Gross's subtlety and range in his T.S. Eliot Prize-winning collection The Water Table will find those qualities brought to a new human urgency in the compelling sequences of Deep Field, which was shortlisted for the Roland Mathias Poetry Award (Wales Book of the Year) in 2012. Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

 
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Paperback Editions

November 2011 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Deep Field
Author(s): Philip Gross
ISBN: 1-85224-919-6 / 978-1-85224-919-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Deep Field
Author(s): Philip Gross
Publisher: Bloodaxe Books
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