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Essays After Eighty free pdf "Alternately lyrical and laugh-out-loud funny." "New York Times" Deliciously readable . . . Donald Hall, if abandoned by the muse of poetry, has wrought his prose to a keen autumnal edge. " Wall Street Journal" His entire life, Donald Hall has dedicated himself to the written word, putting together a storied career as a poet, essayist, and memoirist. Now, in the unknown, unanticipated galaxy of very old age, he is writing essays that startle, move, and delight. In"Essays After Eighty, "Hall ruminates on his past: thirty was terrifying, forty I never noticed because I was drunk, fifty was best with a total change of life, sixty extended the bliss of fifty . . . He also addresses his present: When I turned eighty and rubbed testosterone on my chest, my beard roared like a lion and gained four inches. Most memorably, Hall writes about his enduring love affair with his ancestral Eagle Pond Farm and with the writing life that sustains him every day: Yesterday my first nap was at 9:30 a.m., but when I awoke I wrote again. Alluring, inspirational hominess . . ."Essays After Eighty"is a treasure . . . balancing frankness about losses with humor and gratitude. " Washington Post" A fine book of remembering all sorts of things past, "Essays After Eighty"is to be treasured. "Boston Globe""

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Author : Donald Hall
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
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ISBN : 0544570316
EAN : 9780544570313
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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