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9780393241006 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 7, 2014, cover price $24.95

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9780393351187 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, July 13, 2015), cover price $16.95

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Product Description: From Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Maxine Kumin comes a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry.Maxine Kumin left an unrivaled legacy as a pioneering poet and feminist. The Pawnbroker’s Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in a Jewish community in Depression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin’s father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and meets the soldier-turned-Los Alamos scientist who would become her husband; to her metamorphosis from a poet of “light verse” to a “poet of witness”; to her farm in rural New England, the subject and setting of much of her later work...read more

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9780393246339 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 13, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: From Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Maxine Kumin comes a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry.

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9780387977812, titled "Biochemistry" | 2nd edition (Springer Verlag, June 1, 1992), cover price $16.95 | also contains Biochemistry

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Product Description: "Forty years old and flourishing—a remarkable record for a small nonprofit press—Alice James Books deserves praise and admiration."—Maxine KuminA compilation of archival materials accompanies this collection of forty years of Alice James Books poetry...read more
By Maxine Kumin (foreword by)

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9781882295968 | Alice James Books, February 5, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "Forty years old and flourishing—a remarkable record for a small nonprofit press—Alice James Books deserves praise and admiration.

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Product Description: "The power that Kumin draws from and brings to literature is potent and seemingly inexhaustible."―Booklist A landmark collection celebrating the remarkable range of Maxine Kumin, one of America’s greatest living poets. Where I Live gathers poems from five previous books, together with twenty-three new poems that pay homage to Kumin’s farm life and to poets of the past...read more

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9780393076493 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 12, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: “The power that Kumin draws from and brings to literature is potent and seemingly inexhaustible.

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9780393339680 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 5, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "The power that Kumin draws from and brings to literature is potent and seemingly inexhaustible.

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Product Description: Throughout her career, Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Maxine Kumin has been at the vanguard of discussions about feminism and sexism, the state of poetry, and our place in the natural world. The Roots of Things gathers into one volume her best essays on the issues that have been closest to her throughout her storied career...read more

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9780810126480 | Northwestern Univ Pr, March 30, 2009, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Throughout her career, Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Maxine Kumin has been at the vanguard of discussions about feminism and sexism, the state of poetry, and our place in the natural world.

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Product Description: "Kumin writes ... with the clear gaze of a journalist and the ire of an activist.... Filled with love."―Christian Science Monitor Here Maxine Kumin's signature nature poems are shaken up and invigorated by the darker, human realities...read more

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9780393065497 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 30, 2007, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A volume of signature poems by a Pulitzer Prize- and Robert Frost-winning writer includes such pieces as 'The Zen of Mucking Out,' an evaluation of the pleasures of horse-keeping, and 'Please Pay Attention,' a critical assessment of Dick Cheney.

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9780393333145 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Kumin writes .

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Product Description: "Measured but warm, this work draws you in; it is another success among her many titles."--Library Journal In her fifteenth collection, Maxine Kumin meditates on the social consequences of such events as the bicentennial of the Civil War, and looks to poets writing from circumstances vastly different from her own...read more

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9780393059564 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 30, 2005, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A fourteenth collection by the writer of Bringing Together focuses on a central theme of death, in a volume that includes meditations on the social consequences of the Civil War two hundred years later, praise songs for beloved animals, and explorations of the memory's ability to both haunt and console.

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9780393328523 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 20, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Measured but warm, this work draws you in; it is another success among her many titles.

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Product Description: Compiled by three noted poets, this is an eclectic, stimulating, and informed selection of poets' remarks on poetry spanning eras, ethnicities, and aesthetics. The 102 selections from nearly as many poets reach back to the Greeks and Romans, then draw on Chaucer, Shakespeare, Sidney, and Milton, on to Shelley, Keats, Coleridge, and Poe, then Hopkins, Yeats, Eliot, Rilke, and Pound, concluding with many of our contemporaries, including Hall, Clifton, Mackey, Kunitz, and Rukeyser...read more
By Deborah Brown (editor), Annie Finch (editor) and Maxine Kumin (editor)

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9781557287915 | Original edition (Univ of Arkansas Pr, October 30, 2005), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Compiled by three noted poets, this is an eclectic, stimulating, and informed selection of poets' remarks on poetry spanning eras, ethnicities, and aesthetics.

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9781557287922 | Univ of Arkansas Pr, October 30, 2005, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Compiled by three noted poets, this is an eclectic, stimulating, and informed selection of poets' remarks on poetry spanning eras, ethnicities, and aesthetics.

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Product Description: "The power that Kumin draws from and brings to literature is potent and seemingly inexhaustible."―Booklist Collected here for the first time, these early poems inhabit Kumin's own "sneakstorm time," a space one step to the side, where quiet introspection examines the pain of loss, the idealism of youth, and the endurance of the natural world...read more

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9780393057669, titled "Bringing Together: Uncollected Early Poems 1958-1988" | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 2003), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Poems ranging from quiet, pensive pieces to studies of anguish and loss, the realism of youth, romanticism, and the fortitude of nature, are reflected with insight, strength, passion, and understanding, in a refreshing new look at everyday experience and emotion.

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9780393326376 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 30, 2005, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: "The power that Kumin draws from and brings to literature is potent and seemingly inexhaustible.

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Product Description: The Language of Spring collects some thirty of the most evocative English-language poems on the experience of spring. The poems range from the traditional and formal (Gerard Manley Hopkins"s "Spring" and Edna St. Vincent Millay"s "English Sparrows") to the contemporary, experimental, and diverse (Henry Reed"s "Naming of Parts," Marie Ponsot"s "Mauve," and William Carlos Williams"s "The Widow"s Lament in Springtime")...read more
By Robert Atwan (editor) and Maxine Kumin (introduced by)

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9780807068601 | Beacon Pr, April 15, 2003, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Language of Spring collects some thirty of the most evocative English-language poems on the experience of spring.

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Product Description: This luminous collection is Maxine Kumin's twelfth volume of poetry, the first since her remarkable memoir, Inside the Halo. Themes of loyalty, longevity, and recovery appear here, along with poems addressing the eminent dead: Wordsworth, Gorki, Rukeyser, and others...read more

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9780393324372 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This luminous collection is Maxine Kumin's twelfth volume of poetry, the first since her remarkable memoir, Inside the Halo.

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A new collecion of poetry by the acclaimed author of Inside the Halo explores themes of loyalty, longevity, and recovery, as well as the contributions of Wordsworth, Gorki, Rukeyser, and other eminent dead. (view table of contents)

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9780393043518 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 2001, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: A new collecion of poetry by the acclaimed author of Inside the Halo explores themes of loyalty, longevity, and recovery, as well as the contributions of Wordsworth, Gorki, Rukeyser, and other eminent dead.

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This journal recounts the story of a celebrated poet's astonishing recovery from traumatic injuries suffered in a horseback-riding accident and the emotional trip she took from despair to hope to unshakable determination. Reprint.

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9780393049008 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The author offers a journal of her recovery from traumatic injuries suffered in an equestrian accident and the emotional trip she took from despair to hope to unshakable determination.

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9780393322613 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 2001), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This journal recounts the story of a celebrated poet's astonishing recovery from traumatic injuries suffered in a horseback-riding accident and the emotional trip she took from despair to hope to unshakable determination.

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Product Description: Featuring contributions from widely published and practicing poets who are also experienced teachers and presenters of poetry, The Eye of the Poet: Six Views of the Art and Craft of Poetry provides students and other readers with invaluable practical advice...read more

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9780195132557 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 26, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Featuring contributions from widely published and practicing poets who are also experienced teachers and presenters of poetry, The Eye of the Poet: Six Views of the Art and Craft of Poetry provides students and other readers with invaluable practical advice.

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9781885266934 | Reprint edition (Story Line Pr, October 1, 2000), cover price $13.95

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In the small southwestern town of Montandino, the investigation into the murder of the Graysmith Research Laboratory's director and his young graduate assistant is complicated by the activities of The Mercy Bandits, a group of animal rights terrorists

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9781885266774 | Story Line Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the small southwestern town of Montandino, the investigation into the murder of the Graysmith Research Laboratory's director and his young graduate assistant is complicated by the activities of The Mercy Bandits, a group of animal rights terrorists

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Product Description: __ Under the Legislature of Stars: 62 New Hampshire Poets. 1999. ISBN 1 882291 59 X $15.00 Rick Agran, Hildred Crill and Mark deCarteret, editors. Old and new voices; some are poet laureates of USA, NH State & Portsmouth NH: REVS Something lies in wait here for everyone...read more
By Rick Agran (editor), Hildred Crill (editor), Mark Decarteret (editor) and Maxine Kumin (introduced by)

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9781882291595 | Oyster River Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: __ Under the Legislature of Stars: 62 New Hampshire Poets.

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet presents her eleventh collection of work, focusing on the topics of family, friendship, the pleasures and rigors of the farming life and the animal world, and the cycle of the seasons. Reprint. LJ.

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9780393039627 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 1996, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The self-described 'restless Jewish agnostic' writes of her mother, her daughter, her grandchildren, gardens, the power of bears and horses, the magic of music, and the majesty of Niagara Falls

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9780393316957 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of poems focusing on the topics of family, friendship, the pleasures and rigors of the farming life and the animal world, and the cycle of the seasons

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Gathers poems about farm life, family members, the natural world, and the past (view table of contents)

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9780393040739 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 1997, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Gathers poems about farm life, family members, the natural world, and the past

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Product Description: A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet recounts the birth of a foal, the rehabilitation of an abused mare, the beauty of home-grown vegetables, the organic nature of writing, and other aspects of life on her New Hampshire farm. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780393036558, titled "Women, Animals, and Vegetables: Essays and Stories" | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet recounts the birth of a foal, the rehabilitation of an abused mare, the beauty of home-grown vegetables, the organic nature of writing, and other aspects of life on her New Hampshire farm

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9780865380844 | Ontario Review Pr, April 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet recounts the birth of a foal, the rehabilitation of an abused mare, the beauty of home-grown vegetables, the organic nature of writing, and other aspects of life on her New Hampshire farm.

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9780140586435 | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, March 1, 1993), cover price $12.00

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Product Description: "From a marketplace in Bangkok to the fields of New Hampshire, from recollections of her own childhood to celebrations of an infant grandson, Kumin stakes her far-flung claims with authority in her tenth book of poetry."--Publishers Weekly

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9780393309478 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 1993), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "From a marketplace in Bangkok to the fields of New Hampshire, from recollections of her own childhood to celebrations of an infant grandson, Kumin stakes her far-flung claims with authority in her tenth book of poetry.

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Poems deal with animals, compassion, ecology, the seasons, travel, art, and memory

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9780140586190 | Penguin USA, August 1, 1989, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Poems deal with animals, compassion, ecology, the seasons, travel, art, and memory

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Product Description: Contributors include: Nadya Aisenberg, John Balaban, Robin Becker, Suzanne E. Berger, Philip Booth, Teresa Cader, Anne Carpenter, David M. Carroll, Naomi Feigelson Chase, Marilyn Chin, Stephen Corey, Ann Darr, Patricia Dobler, Edison Dupree, Starkey Flythe, Jr...read more
By Maxine Kumin (editor)

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9780933277878 | Ploughshares Books, June 1, 1988, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Contributors include: Nadya Aisenberg, John Balaban, Robin Becker, Suzanne E.

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