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Mary Oliver

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Born in a small town in Ohio, Mary Oliver published her first book of poetry in 1963 at the age of twenty-eight. Over the course of her long career, she has received numerous awards. Her fourth book, American Primitive, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1984. Oliver currently lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Written by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Edited by Brooks Atkinson
Introduction by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 880 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 12, 2000
Price: $18.00

The definitive collection of Emerson's major speeches, essays, and poetry, The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson chronicles the life's work of a true "American Scholar."

As one of the architects of the transcendentalist movement, Emerson embraced a philosophy that championed the individual, emphasized independent thought, and prized "the splendid labyrinth of... Read more >
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The House of the Seven Gables

Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Introduction by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 9, 2001
Price: $9.95

First published in 1851, The House of the Seven Gables is one of Hawthorne's defining works, a vivid depiction of American life and values replete with brilliantly etched characters. The tale of a cursed house with a "mysterious and terrible past" and the generations linked to it, Hawthorne's chronicle of the... Read more >
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Mosses from an Old Manse

Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Introduction by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 11, 2003
Price: $15.95

Mosses from an Old Manse is Nathaniel Hawthorne’s second story collection, first published in 1846 in two volumes and featuring sketches and tales written over a span of more than twenty years, including such classics as “Young Goodman Brown,” “The Birthmark,” and “Rappaccini’s Daughter.” Herman Melville deemed Hawthorne the American Shakespeare... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Mosses from an Old Manse

Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Introduction by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

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