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Baptism of Desire Louise Erdrich

Baptism of Desire

Louise Erdrich

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ISBN : 9780060920449
96 pages
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A second book of poetry by Louise Erdich, author of the bestselling and award winning novels Love Medicine, The Beet Queen and Tracks.Baptisim by blood, water, or desire is necessary for salvation in Roman Catholic tradition, and baptism of desire in... MoreA second book of poetry by Louise Erdich, author of the bestselling and award winning novels Love Medicine, The Beet Queen and Tracks.Baptisim by blood, water, or desire is necessary for salvation in Roman Catholic tradition, and baptism of desire in the term used for the leap of trust by which a sincere believer can experience spiritual regeneration.Louise Erdrichs poems are acts of redemption. Everywhere evident is Erdrichs unique capacity for finding the perfect word, the fresh, yet absolutely right, metaphor that makes her wrk both profound and accessable.