Books by Gregory Orr

THE BLESSING by Gregory Orr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Writing has sustained him, 'words rhythmically compressed into meaning.' Here, the old and new meanings of 'blessing'—to sprinkle with blood, to confer spiritual power—harrowingly collide."
The inadvertent shooting death of his brother by poet Orr gives this memoir a godawful specific gravity and spurs the author's search for ways to live on. Read full book review >