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By John Updike

ISBN-10: 0141005629

ISBN-13: 9780141005621

ISBN-10: 0375412549

ISBN-13: 9780375412547

John Updike's first choice of verse due to the fact his Collected Poems, 1953-1993 brings jointly fifty-eight poems, 3 of them of substantial size. The 4 sections absorb, so as: the US, its towns and airplanes; the poet's lifestyles, his formative years, birthdays, and illnesses; overseas trip, to Europe and the tropics; and, starting with the lengthy "Song of Myself," way of life, its furnishings and consolations. there's little of the sunshine verse with which Mr. Updike all started his writing profession approximately fifty years in the past, yet a mild contact might be felt in his nimble manipulation of the ghosts of metric order, in his caressing of the dwelling textures of items, and in his reluctance to wave so long to it all.

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