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A bilingual collection of 25 newly translated odes by the century's greatest Spanish-language poet, each accompanied by a pair of exquisite pencil drawings. From bread and soap to a bed and a box of tea, the "odes to common things" collected here conjure up the essence of their subjects clearly and wondrously. 50 b&w illustrations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780821220801
ISBN-10: 0821220802
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 133mm x 20mm)
Pages: 147
Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 31-May-1994
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Pablo Neruda

The Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) is among the best-known, most widely read poets of the 20th century. Neruda won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971. More than 35 volumes of his work are presently available in English. Ferris Cook created Remembered Gardens for Bulfinch Press (Spring 1993). She is an illustrator, editor, and writer with two other garden volumes to her credit. Ken Krabbenhoft is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Literature at NYUniversity (and Ferris Cook's husband).

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