In Search of Small Gods

In Search of Small Gods

Jim Harrison


“Jim Harrison has probed the breadth of human appetites--for food and drinks, for artwork, for intercourse, for violence and, most importantly, for the good dual engines of affection and loss of life. might be no American author higher appreciates these myriad drives; because the book of his first choice of poetry . . . Harrison has turn into their poet laureate.”--Salon.com

In Jim Harrison’s new booklet of poems, birds and people communicate, biographies are fluid, and unknown gods flutter simply out of sight. In terrains genuine and imagined--from distant canyons and nameless thickets within the American West to mystery basements in international struggle II Europe--Harrison calls his readers to reside absolutely in an international the place “Death steals every little thing other than our stories.” In seek of Small Gods is an pressing and imaginitive book--one full of “the spore of the gods.”

Maybe the matter is that I acquired concerned with the inaccurate crowd of gods while i used to be seven. at the beginning they weren’t damaging and in simple terms confirmed themselves as fish, birds, in particular herons and loons, turtles, a bobcat and a small undergo, yet now not deer and rabbits who merely provided themselves as nutrients. and perhaps I spent an excessive amount of time contained in the water of lakes and rivers. Underwater gave the look of the most secure church i'll visit . . .

Jim Harrison is the writer of thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, together with Legends of the Fall and Shape of the Journey. A long-time resident of Michigan, he now lives in Montana and Arizona.

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