Home Burial (Lannan Literary Selections) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
  • List Price: $15.00
  • Save: $3.26 (22%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 14 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Home Burial (Lannan Liter... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Used but still in excellent shape. Clean pages and little wear.Great prices and great return policy! Best books around. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Home Burial (Lannan Literary Selections) Paperback – May 29, 2012


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$11.74
$7.14 $7.13

Best Books of the Month
See the Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.
$11.74 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 14 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Home Burial (Lannan Literary Selections) + Dismantling the Hills (Pitt Poetry Series)
Price for both: $24.34

Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Michael McGriff: Michael McGriff is the author of Dismantling the Hills, which won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize in 2007. He has been a Michener Fellow, and received a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the founding editor of Tavern Books.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Image
Looking for the Audiobook Edition?
Tell us that you'd like this title to be produced as an audiobook, and we'll alert our colleagues at Audible.com. If you are the author or rights holder, let Audible help you produce the audiobook: Learn more at ACX.com.

Product Details

  • Series: Lannan Literary Selections
  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Copper Canyon Press; First Edition edition (May 29, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1556593848
  • ISBN-13: 978-1556593840
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,040,135 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Michael McGriff's books include Our Secret Life in the Movies (with J. M. Tyree); Home Burial; Dismantling the Hills; To Build My Shadow a Fire: The Poetry and Translations of David Wevill; and a translation of Tomas Tranströmer's The Sorrow Gondola (with Mikaela Grassl). His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Believer, Tin House, and on NPR's Weekend Edition. McGriff is a former Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, and is the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Lannan Foundation.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
100%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Sean Hood on May 24, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I'm a screenwriter working in Hollywood, and I have a secret habit of reading poetry, mostly contemporary poetry. This fact is likely to annoy both the fans of Hollywood movies (he's so pretentious) and lovers of poetry (philistine!) Never the less, I felt driven to write a review of this book. "Haunting, dark and evocative" sound like cliches, and the words don't do service to how much I liked Home Burial.

These poems make connections between mind and environment, human and animal, mechanism and organ. Reading them made me feel as if I were dreaming - falling inside the world of a little painting hung on a barnyard wall, morphing into a crow, into an inky black river, into a cow, into a rusty machine. The connections and metaphors left a deep imprint on my mind, and felt honestly grateful to the poet for having written them. He seemed to find words things I've felt but couldn't name.

So if you're here on this page, I suggest you buy the book. Go ahead and click. You'll read it more than once.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Home Burial (Lannan Literary Selections)
This item: Home Burial (Lannan Literary Selections)
Price: $15.00 $11.74
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?