The Handbook of Heartbreak

The Handbook of Heartbreak

101 Poems of Lost Love and Sorrow

Book - 1998
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From the 39th poet laureate comes the universal prescription for a broken heart.

Robert Pinsky has gathered together magical words of heart-mending solace from across the centuries to read in times of trouble. With an introduction by Pinsky, this unique volume includes the works of an astounding range of poets -- William Shakespeare, Sylvia Plath, Frank Bidart, Wallace Stevens, Frank O'hara, Louise Gluck, W.B. Yeats, Langston Hughes, and Emily Dickenson, amoung others. A timeless treasure to give or get, The Handbook of Heartbreak beats with the power of emotional truth; a must for anyone who has ever loved -- and lost.

Publisher: New York : Rob Weisbach Books : William Morrow and Co., c1998.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780688162863
Branch Call Number: 808.8193 HANDBOOK
Characteristics: xvii, 158 pages ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Pinsky, Robert


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