Upstream: Selected Essays by Mary Oliver

Upstream: Selected Essays

Mary Oliver

178 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

nonfiction essays literary nature inspiring reflective relaxing slow-paced


One of O, The Oprah Magazine's Ten Best Books of the Year The New York Times bestselling collection of essays from beloved poet, Mary Oliver.  "In the beginning I was so young and such a stranger to myself I hardly existed. I had to go out into th...

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inspiring 57%
relaxing 47%
hopeful 37%
emotional 32%
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informative 15%
adventurous 12%
challenging 7%
funny 3%
mysterious 3%
sad 2%


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medium 41%
fast 10%

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