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By Philip Levine

ISBN-10: 0451493265

ISBN-13: 9780451493262

ISBN-10: 045149377X

ISBN-13: 9780451493774

The ultimate number of new poems from one in every of our best and so much cherished poets.

The poems during this amazing assortment contact all the occasions and locations that intended the main to Philip Levine. There are lyrical poems approximately his kin and youth, the magic of night and the facility of dreaming; tricky poems concerning the heavy shift paintings at Detroit's car vegetation, the Nazis, and managers of every kind; telling poems approximately his heroes--jazz gamers, artists, and dealing humans of each description, even young children. different poems have a good time areas and issues he enjoyed: the presents of iciness, sunrise, a wall in Naples, an English hilltop, Andalusia. And he makes peace with Detroit: "Slow learner that i'm, it took me one night/to notice that rain in long island City/is similar to rain in Detroit. It will get you wet." it's a peace that involves complete fruition in a relocating so long to his domestic city within the ultimate poem within the assortment, "The final Shift."

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