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Lives of the Poets: A Novella and Six Stories
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House Inc
Publication date June 29, 2010
Pages 145
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780812981186
ISBN-10 0812981189
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.32 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Innocence is lost to unforgettable experience in these brilliant stories by E. L. Doctorow, as full of mystery and meaning as any of the longer works by this American master. In “The Writer in the Family,” a young man learns the difference between lying and literature after he is induced into deceiving a relative through letters. In “Wili,” an early-twentieth-century idyll is destroyed by infidelity. In “The Foreign Legation,” a girl and an act of political anarchy collide with devastating results. These and other stories flow into the novella “Lives of the Poets,” in which the images and themes of the earlier stories become part of the narrator’s unsparing confessions about his own mind, offering a rare look at the creative process and its connection to the heart.

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Reprint edition from Random House Inc (June 29, 2010)
9780812981186 | details & prices | 145 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.32 lbs | List price $15.00
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Miscellaneous
from Random House Inc (January 12, 2011)
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