Book #12722

Late Wife

Claudia Emerson

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: As New
Edition: Limited Signed Edition; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2006.

Price: $89.00

A special Limited edition, this copy is SIGNED by the Poet Claudia Emerson. A wonderful collectible book in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.

Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Award for Poetry, Late Wife by Claudia Emerson explores a woman's disappearance from one life and reappearance in another as she addresses her former husband, herself, and her new husband in a series of epistolary poems. Though not satisfied in her first marriage, she laments vanishing from the life she and her husband shared for years. She then describes the unexpected joys of solitude during her recovery and emotional convalescence. Finally, in a sequence of sonnets, she speaks to her new husband, whose first wife died from lung cancer.

Contains all of the classic Easton Press trimmings: premium leather, silk moiré end leaves, distinctive cover design, raised bands, accented in real 22KT gold, satin ribbon page marker, gilded page edges, long-lasting, high quality acid-neutral paper, sewn pages for strength and durability.

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