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The Back Road to Arcadia / Michael Heffernan

The Back Road to Arcadia

By: Michael Heffernan

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"Michael Heffernan is one of those writers who can juggle a dozen objects of different shapes and sizes with the grace of an angel and no help from above. And all the while he will seem to be talking to you about the weather. And the weather that most concerns him is the soul's, in its poorly insulated home in the body." Bonnie Costello "Michael Heffern...
ISBN 978-1-908836-18-2
Pub Date Monday, January 01, 1996
Cover Image Sue Smickler
Page Count 80
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"Michael Heffernan is one of those writers who can juggle a dozen objects of different shapes and sizes with the grace of an angel and no help from above. And all the while he will seem to be talking to you about the weather. And the weather that most concerns him is the soul's, in its poorly insulated home in the body."

Bonnie Costello


"Michael Heffernan has sustained and amplified a poetry of real intelligence, technical precision, and acoustic splendour. He is a writer who has hit his stride, sure-footed in his craft enough to let imagination run and leap and dance."

Thomas Lynch

Michael Heffernan

The Breaking of the Day is Michael Heffernan’s tenth book and his fourth from Salmon. His previous titles include The Cry of Oliver Hardy (University of Georgia, 1979; reprint 2007), The Man at Home (University of Arkansas, 1988), Love’s Answer (Iowa Poetry Prize, 1994), The Night Breeze Off the Ocean (Eastern Washington, 2005), The Odor of Sanctity (Salmon, 2008), At the Bureau of Divine Music (Wayne State University Press, 2011). He has taught poetry at the University of Arkansas since 1986. He and his wife, Ann, live in Fayetteville. They have three sons, a daughter, and a grandson. 



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