Description - What Work is by Philip Levine
The title of this book is What Work is and is written by author Philip Levine. The book What Work is is published by Alfred A. Knopf. The ISBN of this book is 9780679740582 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for What Work is by Philip Levine.
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Author Biography - Philip Levine
Philip Levine was born in 1928 in Detroit and was formally educated there, in the public schools and at Wayne University (now Wayne State University). After a succession of industrial jobs, he left the city for good and lived in various parts of the country before settling in Fresno, California, where he taught at the state university until his retirement. For twelve autumns he served as poet in residence at New York University. He has received many awards for his books of poems, including the National Book Award in 1991 for What Work Is and the Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for The Simple Truth. In 2011 he was appointed Poet Laureate of the United States. He divides his time between Fresno, California, and Brooklyn, New York.