Poet and the Sailor by Kenneth Dodson
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Poet and the Sailor
By Kenneth Dodson

Poet and the Sailor

The Story of My Friendship with Carl Sandburg

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Edited by Richard Dodson See other recent books by Richard Dodson
Foreword by Penelope Niven See other recent books by Penelope Niven
Format: Hardback

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Poet and the Sailor by Kenneth Dodson

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Two friends, a lifetime of letters, and an intimate look at a literary icon Carl Sandburg first encountered Kenneth Dodson through a letter written at sea during World War II. Though Dodson wrote the letter to his wife, Letha, Sandburg read it in tears and told her, \u0022I've got to meet this man.\u0022 Composed primarily of their correspondence that continued until Sandburg's death in 1967, The Poet and the Sailor is a chronicle of the deep friendship that followed. Ranging over anything they found important, from writing to health and humor, the letters are arranged by Richard Dodson and are accompanied by a foreword from Sandburg's noted biographer, Penelope Niven.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252031274
ISBN-10: 025203127X
Format: Hardback
(232mm x 162mm x 23mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 25-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States


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