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Books in the Garden: Mary Oliver & Nature

125-11-13-19
Wednesdays noon-1:30 p.m., November 13 & December 11, 2019
Toni McNaron, Ph.D., award-winning professor emerita of English, University of Minnesota

Join other literature aficionados for thoughtful discourse over a cup of tea or coffee facilitated by Toni McNaron. Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mary Oliver found solace in nature. What better place to delve into two collections of her poems than the Arboretum where so many also find solace? If you've never tried the Arboretum Book Club, this short course might be the perfect opportunity to join us as we explore these collections of Mary Oliver poems. Please read the assigned book prior to each class session:
  • November 13: "Why I Wake Early" (book of 47 poems)
  • December 11: "Thirst" (book of 43 poems)
Each week you will receive a drink coupon for coffee, tea, cocoa or fountain drink.

Limit 24, Oswald Visitor Center - Teaching Classroom
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$34 member/$49 non-member
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