Get personalized recommendations and earn points toward a free book!
Check Out
The Bestselling Books of All Time
See the List
Evidence by Mary Oliver

Evidence

Best Seller
Evidence by Mary Oliver
Paperback
Sep 14, 2010 | ISBN 9780807069059
See All Formats (2) +
  • Paperback $16.00

    Sep 14, 2010 | ISBN 9780807069059

  • Hardcover $24.00

    Apr 01, 2009 | ISBN 9780807068984

  • Ebook $10.99

    Apr 01, 2009 | ISBN 9780807097441

*This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program

Product Details

Praise

“A ‘nature’ poet in the league of Wordsworth, whose poetry is said to have inspired this volume. . . There is still almost audible excitement in her literary voice, but her nature mysticism seems to have reached a stage more of stillness—a quiet that is not so much a quality as a presence that informs most of her images . . . A subtle collection that sometimes teaches but never preaches. All the usual Oliver themes—the divine in the physical world, the importance of having loved, the power and consolation of words—are present.”
—Tim Pfaff, Bay Area Reporter
 
“Gloriously alive, inquisitive, and welcoming. A prolific and cherished poet, [Oliver] makes readers feel as though they’ve been part of the quest for wisdom and grace she records in her lucid, giving, prayerful poems . . . Gratitude is the mode here, and sustained attention is the vehicle . . . Within each lifting lyric, Oliver declares all of life holy.”
—Donna Seaman, Booklist
 
“I think of Oliver as a fierce, uncompromising lyricist, a loyalist of the marshes. Hers is a voice we desperately need.”
—Maxine Kumin 

Back to Top