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Endpoint and other poems

Author: John Updike
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems that Updike wrote during the last seven years of his life and put together only weeks before he died for this, his final book. The opening sequence, "Endpoint," is made up of a series of connected poems written on the occasions of his recent birthdays and culminates in his confrontation with his final illness. For Updike, the writing of poetry was always a special joy, and this final collection  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Updike, John.
Endpoint and other poems.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
(DLC) 2009922927
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Updike
ISBN: 9780307272898 0307272893 9780307272867 0307272869
OCLC Number: 430215347
Description: 1 online resource.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: John Updike.

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A collection of poems that Updike wrote during the last seven years of his life and put together only weeks before he died for this, his final book. The opening sequence, "Endpoint," is made up of a series of connected poems written on the occasions of his recent birthdays and culminates in his confrontation with his final illness. For Updike, the writing of poetry was always a special joy, and this final collection is an eloquent and moving testament to the life of this extraordinary writer.--From publisher description.

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