Search - List of Books by Mary Swander

Mary Swander (born November 5, 1950) is U.S. author of the recent memoirs The Desert Pilgrim and Out of this World as well as three books of poetry, Heaven-and-Earth House, Driving the Body Back, and Succession.

Swander has also co-authored a musical, Dear Iowa, with composer Christopher Frank, which has been produced across the Midwest and on Iowa Public Television.

Her awards include the Whiting Award, a National Endowment for the Arts grant for the Literary Arts, the Carl Sandburg Literary Award, and the Nation-Discovery Award. In 2009, she was named to a two-year term as the Poet Laureate of Iowa. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa, she is a Distinguished Professor of English at Iowa State University.

With an endowment from the Iowa Arts Council granted in 2009, she started a poetry website for Iowans called " The Iowa Literary Community"
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Total Books: 22
The Girls on the Roof
2009 - The Girls on the Roof (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781934999530
ISBN-10: 1934999539
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Desert Pilgrim
Out of This World A Journey of Healing
2008 - Out of This World a Journey of Healing [Bur Oak Book] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781587296376
ISBN-10: 1587296373
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Living with Topsoil Tending Spirits Cherishing Land
2004 - Living with Topsoil Tending Spirits Cherishing Land (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781888160994
ISBN-10: 1888160993
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The Desert Pilgrim  En Route to Mysticism and Miracles
Driving the Body Back
1998 - Driving the Body Back [Bur Oak Book] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780877456520
ISBN-10: 0877456526
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Heaven-And-Earth House
1998 - Heaven-and-earth House (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517313084
ISBN-10: 0517313081
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
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Heaven-and-Earth House  Poems
1996 - Heaven-and-earth House Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679765684
ISBN-10: 0679765689
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Iowa A Celebration of Land People  Purpose
1995 - Iowa a Celebration of Land People Purpose (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780696205187
ISBN-10: 0696205181
Genres: Arts & Photography, History, Travel
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Out of This World  A Woman's Life Among the Amish
1995 - Out of This World a Woman's Life Among the Amish (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670858088
ISBN-10: 0670858080
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.
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Parsnips in the Snow Talks With Midwestern Gardeners
1990 - Parsnips in the Snow Talks with Midwestern Gardeners [A Bur Oak Original] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780877452799
ISBN-10: 0877452792
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Partners
Partners [Reading reinforcement skilltext series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780675028530
ISBN-10: 0675028531
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Succession
Succession (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780820304861
ISBN-10: 0820304867
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