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The folding cliffs : a narrative

Author: W S Merwin; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Pursued by colonial troops, a family in 19th century Hawaii flees into the interior to avoid internment as lepers. Written in verse, the novel looks at the destruction of an indigenous culture.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Merwin, W.S. (William Stanley), 1927-
Folding cliffs.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1998
(OCoLC)607067738
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W S Merwin; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0375401482 9780375401480 0375701516 9780375701511
OCLC Number: 39299909
Notes: In verse.
Description: ix, 331 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Climbing --
Mountain --
Born --
There --
Valley --
Cliffs --
Shore.
Other Titles: Folding cliffs : a narrative of 19th-century Hawaii
Responsibility: W.S. Merwin.
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Pursued by colonial troops, a family in 19th century Hawaii flees into the interior to avoid internment as lepers. Written in verse, the novel looks at the destruction of an indigenous culture.

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