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Description - Where I Live by Maxine Kumin

Here is a landmark collection celebrating the remarkable range of Maxine Kumin, one of America's greatest living poets. Where I Live gathers poems from five previous books, together with twenty-three new poems that pay homage to Kumin's farm life and also to poets of the past. from "The Taste of Apple" I could hardly see as he hoisted the great swaying body aloft and bore it across the road to the hole and in the cold dark I poured a libation of apple juice for the earth to welcome his corpse- some drops spilled on his chestnut flank and some dribbled on his cheek and splashed onto his yellow teeth as he lay deep on one side and my hand shook-I could hardly see- rocking my grief back and forth over this kind death the taste of apple wasting in his mouth.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393076493
ISBN-10: 0393076490
Format: Hardback
(244mm x 168mm x 23mm)
Pages: 235
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Maxine Kumin

Maxine Kumin (1925-2014), a former U.S. poet laureate, was the author of nineteen poetry collections as well as numerous works of fiction and nonfiction. Her awards included the Pulitzer Prize, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Aiken Taylor Award, the Poet's Prize, and the Harvard Arts and Robert Frost medals.

Books By Maxine Kumin

Pawnbroker's Daughter by Maxine Kumin
Hardback, July 2015
Bringing Together by Maxine Kumin
Paperback, January 2005
Still to Mow by Maxine Kumin
Paperback, February 2009
Selected Poems, 1960-1990 by Maxine Kumin
Paperback, December 1998