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Unpacking the boxes : a memoir of a life in poetry

Author: Donald Hall
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Mariner books edView all editions and formats
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Former United States poet laureate Donald Hall reflects on his life, discussing his childhood in Connecticut, the works that influenced him, his education, his success and failures as a writer and father, his friendships, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Donald Hall; Donald Hall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Hall
ISBN: 9780547247946 054724794X
OCLC Number: 308199526
Description: 195 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Domains --
Gaudeamus igitur --
Homecoming --
The party school --
Coffee with Robert Graves --
Grief's house --
The planet of antiquity.
Responsibility: Donald Hall.

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Donald Hall spent his childhood in Depression-era suburban Connecticut, where as the doted-upon son of dramatically thwarted parents he first realized poetry was 'secret, dangerous, wicked, and  Read more...

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