A Thousand Mornings

by Mary Oliver

A Thousand Mornings

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Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her life's work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home, Provincetown, Mass. She shares the wonder of dawn, the grace of animals and the transformative power of attention. Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her adored dog Percy, she patiently observes the teachings contained in the smallest of moments.


Awards and Recognition

15 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List

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Mary Oliver has won a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

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