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The Best American Poetry 2008: Series Editor David Lehman, Guest Editor Charles Wright
By Charles Wright (editor) and David Lehman (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Scribner
Publication date September 16, 2008
Pages 197
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780743299749
ISBN-10 0743299744
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.86 lbs.
Original list price $35.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Best American Poetry series is a beloved mainstay of American poetry. This year's edition was edited by one of the most admired and acclaimed poets of his generation, Charles Wright. Known for his meditative and beautiful observations of landscape, change, and time,Wright brings his particular sensibility to this year's anthology, which contains an ecumenical slant that is unprecedented for the series. He has gathered an astonishing selection of work that includes new poems by Carolyn Forché, Jorie Graham, Louise Glück, Frank Bidart, Frederick Seidel, Patti Smith, and Kevin Young and showcases a dazzling array of rising stars like Joshua Beckman, Erica Dawson, and Alex Lemon.

With captivating and revelatory notes from the poets on their works and sage and erudite introductory essays by Wright and series editor David Lehman, The Best American Poetry 2008 will be read, discussed, debated, and prized for years to come.

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9780743299749 | details & prices | 197 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.86 lbs | List price $35.00
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