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Breath : poems

Author: Philip Levine; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Looking back at his own life and the experiences of ancestors, family, and friends, this collection of poetry explores their diverse rites of passage in America in a celebration of the power of love, the strength of the human spirit, and the persistence of life in a world of challenge and pain.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levine, Philip, 1928-
Breath.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004
(OCoLC)607430567
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Levine; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 1400042917 9781400042913
OCLC Number: 54007238
Description: 82 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I: Gospel --
Praise --
Storms --
The great truth --
On 52nd Street --
Moradian --
The west wind --
Keats in California --
Today and two thousand years from now --
The two --
II: My brother, Antonio, the baker --
Our reds --
A view of home --
The lesson --
Dutch treat --
The esquire --
Home for the holidays --
Breakfasts with Joachim --
For a duro --
Houses in order --
Dust --
III: Naming --
IV: 1/1/2000 --
Yenkl --
My father in the wind --
The invention of the fado --
When the shift was over --
On a photograph of Simon Karaday --
My given name --
The genius --
Call it music.
Responsibility: by Philip Levine.
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Looking back at his own life and the experiences of ancestors, family, and friends, this collection of poetry explores their diverse rites of passage in America in a celebration of the power of love, the strength of the human spirit, and the persistence of life in a world of challenge and pain.

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