Series: Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book, Volume 61. Bill Holm (1943–2009) was a one-of-a-kind poet . Bill Holm’s essay ‘The Music of Failure’ is worth the price of the whole book.
Series: Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book, Volume 61. Bill Holm (1943–2009) was a one-of-a-kind poet, essayist, and musician. He wrote several acclaimed books and won the Minnesota Book Award and the McKnight Distinguished Artist Award. He lived in Minneota, Minnesota, and spent summers in Iceland, and he taught English for many years at Southwest Minnesota State University. Jim Heynen has published widely as a writer of poems, novels, nonfiction, and short fiction. Why will Americans agree to experience so many things, but not failure? The beauty of failure is his theme.
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Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Books (Paperback). By (author) Bill Holm, Afterword by David Pichaske, Foreword by Jim Heynen. best, an inimitable and much-missed writer who illuminates our private and common lives through both our quiet victories and our sublime failures.
Holm was named the McKnight Distinguished Artist of the Year in 2008. This award celebrates artists who have left a significant imprint on the culture of Minnesota. He was the grandson of Icelandic immigrants and spent part of every year at his second home in Hofsós, Iceland. Holm died February 25, 2009, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at 65 years, of complications of pneumonia.
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Bill Holm, David Pichaske (Afterword). Jim Heynen (Foreword). The Music of Failure (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage). ISBN: 0816670080 (ISBN13: 9780816670086). Published April 29th 2010 by Univ Of Minnesota Press. Author(s): Bill Holm, David Pichaske.
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The Music of Failure.
The Music of Failure is a lyrical and surprising compilation that finds Bill Holm mining the stories and places that captivated him and continue to enthrall his many readers. This collection is Holm at both his early and quintessential best, an inimitable and much-missed writer who illuminates our private and common lives through both our quiet victories and our sublime failures. eISBN: 978-0-8166-7378-0. Shortly after Bill Holm’s death in February 2009, like so many of his friends and admirers, I turned to his writing for solace.
So begins the masterful title piece from Bill Holm’s first book of essays, The Music of. .Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage.
So begins the masterful title piece from Bill Holm’s first book of essays, The Music of Failure. This collection introduced to many the singular vision and voice of literary giant Bill Holm, a writer who had traveled well and widely but came back to his hometown of Minneota-the town of his immigrant Icelandic ancestors-as, in his words, for all practical purposes a failure. What emerges from these pages, and from Holm’s cherished writings over the next two and a half decades, is anything but failure.
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