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Unframed Originals: Recollections

Merwin, W. S.

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ISBN 10: 068911284X / ISBN 13: 9780689112843
Published by Atheneum 1982-07-01, US, 1982
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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236 pages. Light edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket, else a clean, tight copy. Record # 465377. Bookseller Inventory # 465377

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Title: Unframed Originals: Recollections

Publisher: Atheneum 1982-07-01, US

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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In this haunting, elegantly written memoir, W. S. Merwin recalls in utterly unsentimental prose his youth, growing up in a repressed Presbyterian household in the small river towns of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The complex portrait that emerges of a family without language or history, transforms the story of their isolated lives into the development of a writer’s conscience and a warning about the fate of a middle class eager to obliterate origins.

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W. S. Merwin is the author more than forty books of poetry, prose, and translation, including The Carrier of Ladders, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize in poetry. He has been honored with the Bollingen Award, the first Tanning Award, the Ruth Lilly Prize, and many others. He has lived for many years in Hawaii.

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