Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest

Cover of: Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest | B. H. Fairchild

Published by W. W. Norton & Company in New York, USA .

Written in English

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  • Middle West

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  • Middle West -- Poetry.

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StatementB.H. Fairchild.
GenrePoetry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.A3625 E26 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3569626M
ISBN 100393050963
LC Control Number2002071886

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Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the poem "Mrs. Hill" was included by Rita Dove in the Best American Poems of Numerous organizations have honored his work, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the MacDowell.

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