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Mary Oliver Issues A Full-Throated Spiritual Autobiography In 'Upstream'

Oliver's latest collection of essays reflect the author's passion for nature and literature. Critic Maureen Corrigan says Upstream presents a portrait of a visionary poet — and a "tough old broad."

Mary Oliver has received many honors for her poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize and The National Book Award. Mariana Cook/Penguin Press hide caption

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Mary Oliver Issues A Full-Throated Spiritual Autobiography In 'Upstream'

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