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The words I chose : a memoir of family and poetry

Author: Wesley McNair
Publisher: Pittsburgh [Pa.] : Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Beginning in poverty and a broken home, Wesley McNair went on, through family hardships and setbacks, to become what Philip Levine has called "one of the great storytellers of contemporary poetry." This memoir tells how he developed into a poet against the odds, incorporating his struggles into his art."--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wesley McNair; Wesley McNair
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley McNair
ISBN: 9780887485572 088748557X
OCLC Number: 798611468
Description: 176 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Wesley McNair.

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"Beginning in poverty and a broken home, Wesley McNair went on, through family hardships and setbacks, to become what Philip Levine has called "one of the great storytellers of contemporary poetry." This memoir tells how he developed into a poet against the odds, incorporating his struggles into his art."--Publisher's website.

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