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																NINE HORSES: POEMS by  Billy Collins
	 - Hardcover
			 - Signed
			 - 2002
		 - from Champ & Mabel Collectibles (SKU: H12425)

NINE HORSES: POEMS

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NINE HORSES: POEMS

by Collins, Billy

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New York: Random House, 2002. Hardcover. Very good/very good. 120p. 3rd printing. Signed by poet on title page. Cover edges lightly sunned. Collins served as United States Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003 and New York State Poet Laureate from 2004 to 2006. Jacket design by Allison Saltzman. (8-1/2"x5-5/8")

Synopsis

Nine Horses, Billy Collins's first book of new poems since Picnic, Lightning in 1998, is the latest curve in the phenomenal trajectory of this poet's career. Already in his forties when he debuted with a full-length book, The Apple That Astonished Paris, Collins has become the first poet since Robert Frost to combine high critical acclaim with broad popular appeal. And, as if to crown this success, he was appointed Poet Laureate of the United States for 2001--2002, and reappointed for 2002--2003. What accounts for this remarkable achievement is the poems themselves, quiet meditations grounded in everyday life that ascend effortlessly into eye-opening imaginative realms. These new poems, in which Collins continues his delicate negotiations between the clear and the mysterious, the comic and the elegiac, are sure to sustain and increase his audience of avid readers.From the Hardcover edition.

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bookseller
Champ & Mabel Collectibles US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
H12425
Title
NINE HORSES: POEMS
Author
Collins, Billy
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2002
Keywords
Poems American Poetry 21st 20th Century Life Nature Man-Woman Relationships Narrative
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