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Good Poems for Hard Times

(2005)
A collection of poems by

 
 
When Garrison Keillor published Good Poems , he touched a chord in readers across America. The anthology of poems he selected for their ?wit, their simplicity, their passion, and their utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with? inspired thousands to buy what was for many their first book of poetry. Now, in Good Poems for Hard Times , Keillor has pondered over the archives of his beloved Writer's Almanac radio show to select a batch of consoling, rousing, and truthful poems guaranteed to raise flagging spirits or to inspire those in need of a dose of wisdom or honesty. But these poems are not about suffering. They're intended to reach us and stricken friends by holding out a picture of the grace of ordinary life. Above all, this eclectic anthology, including works from Raymond Carver, Emily Dickinson, Charles Simic, Billy Collins, Robert Frost, Kenneth Rexroth, and many more, fit Keillor's definition of ?good?:...

Genre: Inspirational

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October 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: Good Poems for Hard Times
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 1-4395-6267-9 / 978-1-4395-6267-3 (USA edition)
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August 2006 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Good Poems for Hard Times
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 1-4177-3410-8 / 978-1-4177-3410-8 (USA edition)
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December 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Good Poems For Hard Times
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-7862-8074-3 / 978-0-7862-8074-2 (USA edition)
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September 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Good Poems for Hard Times
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-670-03436-3 / 978-0-670-03436-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

August 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Good Poems for Hard Times
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-14-303767-6 / 978-0-14-303767-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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August 2006 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Good Poems for Hard Times
Author(s): Various
Publisher: Penguin Books
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