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PREOCCUPATIONS. SLECTED PROSE 1968 - 1978

Heaney, Seamus

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ISBN 10: 0374237034 / ISBN 13: 9780374237035
Published by Farrar Straus Giroux, NY, 1980
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First US edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Heaney on the front free endpage. "for Morgan Seamus Heaney April 1982." Faint beginning foxing on the topedge; duatjacket with toning on spine and flaps' top edges, two small closed tears, small chip at spine topedge and short stary ink line on front panel. Near Fine condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Heaney's first prose collection. Bookseller Inventory # 40773

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Title: PREOCCUPATIONS. SLECTED PROSE 1968 - 1978

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, NY

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Inscribed and Dated By Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seamus Heaney was born in County Derry in Northern Ireland. Death of a Naturalist, his first collection of poems, appeared in 1966 and since then he has published poetry, criticism and translations - including Beowulf (1999) - which have established him as one of the leading poets now at work. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. District and Circle was awarded the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2006. Stepping Stones, a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, appeared in 2008. In 2009 he received the David Cohen Prize for Literature. Human Chain was awarded the 2010 Forward Prize for Best Collection.

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