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The Selected Poems of Donald Hall - (Paperback)

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  • Former poet laureate Donald Hall selects his essential work from a moving and brilliant life in poetry.
  • About the Author: DONALD HALL, who served as poet laureate of the United States from 2006 to 2007, is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a recipient of the National Medal of the Arts, awarded by the president.
  • 160 Pages
  • Poetry, American

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About the Book



The essential poems, selected by Donald Hall: "the hard-won achievement of a lifetime" (Wall Street Journal)



Book Synopsis



Former poet laureate Donald Hall selects his essential work from a moving and brilliant life in poetry.

“When I was twelve I wrote my first poem, and by fourteen I decided that's what I'd do my whole life. I don't regret it.” -- from the afterword by Donald Hall

Donald Hall was an American master, one of the nation's most beloved and accomplished poets. Here, having taken stock of the body of his work--rigorous, gorgeous verse that is the result of seventy years of “ambition and pleasure”--he strips it down.

The Selected Poems of Donald Hall reflects the poet's handpicked, concise selection, showcasing work rich with humor and Eros and “a kind of simplicity that succeeds in engaging the reader in the first few lines” (Billy Collins).

From the enduring “My Son My Executioner” to “Names of Horses” to “Without,” Donald Hall's best poems deliver “a banquet in the mouth” (Charles Simic) and an “aching elegance” (Baltimore Sun). For the first-time reader or an old friend, these are, above all others, the poems to read, reread, and remember.



About the Author



DONALD HALL, who served as poet laureate of the United States from 2006 to 2007, is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a recipient of the National Medal of the Arts, awarded by the president.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: .3 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: American
Publisher: Ecco Press
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: Donald Hall
Language: English
Street Date: November 7, 2017
TCIN: 52152311
UPC: 9781328745606
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-6125
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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