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The ballad of William Sycamore, 1790-1871.

Author: Stephen Vincent Benét; Brinton Turkle
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1972, ©1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this narrative verse a frontiersman relates his love of pioneer life that drove him westward just ahead of the fences that closed off the land.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943.
Ballad of William Sycamore, 1790-1871.
Boston, Little, Brown [1972, ©1959]
(OCoLC)573415727
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Vincent Benét; Brinton Turkle
OCLC Number: 729119
Description: 32 pages color illustrations 24 cm
Responsibility: Illustrated by Brinton Turkle.

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In this narrative verse a frontiersman relates his love of pioneer life that drove him westward just ahead of the fences that closed off the land.

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Fine verse

by cmadson (WorldCat user published 2013-12-10) Excellent Permalink

In this era of jangled words, I still admire good verse, written in a relaxed style that belies the effort and ingenuity required to maintain meter.  Benet is a master of verse.

 

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