Velocities: New and Selected Poems: 1966-1992 (Poets, Penguin)

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Velocities: New and Selected Poems: 1966-1992 (Poets,Penguin): Stephen Dobyns: 9780140586510: Amazon

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January 11, 1994 Poets, Penguin
A collection of poetry by the author of Concurring Beastsand Black Dog, Red Dog draws from the poet's eight publishedvolumes and includes several new poems.
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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  • Reading level: Ages 18 and up
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books (January 11, 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140586512
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140586510
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.8 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

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