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Description - Simple Truth by Philip Leviee

The title of this book is Simple Truth and is written by author Philip Leviee. The book Simple Truth is published by Random House USA Inc. The ISBN of this book is 9780679765844 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Simple Truth by Philip Leviee.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780679765844
ISBN-10: 0679765840
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 146mm x mm)
Pages: 69
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 3-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Philip Leviee

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.