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Words on the page, the world in your hands : prose and poetry

Author: Catherine Lipkin; Virginia Solotaroff
Publisher: New York : Perennial Library, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Words on the page, the world in your hands is composed of three volumes of original fiction, poetry, and memoirs by the finest contemporary writers. It is designed to be used by adult learning to read, bit it also makes wonderful reading for the fully literate.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Lipkin; Virginia Solotaroff
ISBN: 0060551542 9780060551544 0060963670 9780060963675 0060551550 9780060551551 0060963689 9780060963682 0060551569 9780060551568 0060963697 9780060963699
OCLC Number: 19268035
Description: 3 volumes ; 21 cm
Contents: V. 1. What I want / Shirley Kaufman --
To recite every day / William Stafford --
Elegy / James D. Houston --
Invitation / Sally Ann Drucker --
The arch / Shirly Kaufman --
Lovers in middle age / Donald Hall --
In January, 1962 / Ted Kooser --
The window lester / Ted Kooser --
He said: / Alice Walker --
And that was it / Sharon Thompson --
Housecleaning / Nikki Giovanni --
Market adviser / A.R. Ammons --
Apple core / Clarence Major --
First light / Charles Baxter --
Happiness / Stephen Dunn --
Goodbye, Shep / Vesle Fenstermaker --
Loyalty / William Stafford --
In memory of our cat, Ralph / Garrison Keillor --
After conversation / Paula Fox --
Stranger / Donald Hall --
To Stella / John Hollander --
The night your dress lifted / Stuart Dybek --
Alone / Nikki Giovanni --
Cover me over / Richard Eberhardt --
Where Arthur is / Vesle Fenstermaker --
Reflective / A.R. Ammons --
Small song / A.R. Ammons --
Fear / Chalres Simic --
If you call me / Shirley Kaufman --
By night / Robert Francis --
Baby on the beach / Alix Kates Shulman --
Stills / A.R. Ammons --
Separation / W.S. Merwin --
When my father died / Sharon Olds --
While I slept / Robert Francis --
Next door / Vesle Fenstermaker --
Caroline / Linda Pastan --
Adam's complaint / Denise Levertov --
Boarding house / Ted Kooser --
A very special Christmas / Nikki Giovanni --
Painting the gate / May Swenson --
At the playground / William Stafford --
Freedom march / Dick Gregory --
Politician / John Keeble --
Lights / Stuart Dybek --
Brandy's story / Ted Solotaroff --
After a winter's silence / May Sarton --
v. 2. Life is good / Garrison Keillor --
Mountain blueberries / Robert Francis --
Mount kearsarge / Donald Hall --
The light by the barn / William Stafford --
Roommates / Max Apple --
Night Train / Robert Francis --
Sitting with my mother and father / Robert Bly --
Three creation stories / Lore Segal --
Learning the words / Alfred Corn --
Six untitled poems / C.K. Williams --
Anxiety / Linda Pastan --
Japanese internment, 1942 / Marnie Mueller --
Survivor / Sally Ann Drucker --
All day / Dennis Brutus --
Sign language / Blanche L. Serwer-Bernstein --
The good samaritan / Morton Smith --
Getting involved / Madison Smartt Bell --
Bums at breakfast / David Wagoner --
Where he was: memories of my father / Raymond Carver --
Abandoned farmhouse / Ted kooser --
The retarded angel / Stephen Dunn --
The prodigal son / Morton Smith --
Tale / Rosellen Brown --
Medicine / Carolyn Kizer --
The mechanic / Pam Conrad --
Folding a shirt / Denise Levertov --
Chicken notes / Roy Blount, Jr. --
How to have Fourth of July / Jonathan Holden --
Watermelons / Charles Simic --
Car wash / Sylvia Tennenbaum --
High fungoes / Barry Targan --
Clothespins / Stuart Dybek --
Blues at breakfast / John Hersey --
A package of fish / David Ignatow --
Cleaning a bass / Ted Kooser --
Myrtle / Ted Kooser --
Eric's love / Lois Ruby --
A very ancient song / John Hollander --
Erotic poem / Peter Meinke --
I wonta thank ya / Tejumola F. Ologboni --
Queen for a day / Russell Banks --
The words on the page, the worlds in your hands / Thomas M. Disch.
Responsibility: written, selected, and adapted by contemporary writers for adults in literacy programs and others who wish to expand their reading horizons ; edited by Catherine Lipkin and Virginia Solotaroff.

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Words on the page, the world in your hands is composed of three volumes of original fiction, poetry, and memoirs by the finest contemporary writers. It is designed to be used by adult learning to read, bit it also makes wonderful reading for the fully literate.

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