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Odes to Common Things, PABLO NERUDA, FERRIS COOK, KEN KRABBENHOFT

Author:    PABLO NERUDA, FERRIS COOK, KEN KRABBENHOFT

Title:   Odes to Common Things

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Little Brown & Co May 1994

ISBN Number:    0821220802 / 9780821220801

Seller ID:   46123

Chilean-born Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda makes magical all things mundane. He reminds us how beautiful and how valuable are are all the objects we mistakenly consign to the margins of our daily living. Through his poems oranges are planets, tomatoes raid kitchens and artichokes dress for war. Every cat is an emperor, dogs' eyes are living question marks, and scissors secretly craft history. In Neruda's world, our silent and simple surroundings are faithful educators, teaching us the proximity of mystery and joy. These thoughtful musings unveil the uncommon wonder of Common Things.

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Pinpointing the virtues of such items as soap and a tomato, this selection fr the Nobel Prizes-winni...

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