At Eighty Two by May Sarton
A Journal

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The award-winning poet presents a daily record of her thoughts and feelings during her eighty-second year, reflecting on her youth, the vicissitudes of her cat, the rigors of a Maine winter, and the mystery of old age.
 

About May Sarton

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Sarton's poetry, although cast in traditional molds, i
 
Published July 22, 2014 by Open Road Media. 294 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences, Gay & Lesbian. Non-fiction

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Sarton died in July at the age of 83, less than a year after the last entry in this journal where she both anticipated death and celebrated life with the keen and unflinching perception that is Sarton at her best.

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In these sparely fashioned poems Sarton (The Silence Now) contemplates life from the perspective of 80 years.

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PW called this last of poet Sarton's published journals ""a poignantly intimate portrait of a literary life."" (May)

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