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THOMAS AND BEULAH by  Rita Dove - Signed First Edition - 1986 - from Quill & Brush (SKU: 47664)

THOMAS AND BEULAH

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THOMAS AND BEULAH

by Dove, Rita

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Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1986. First edition, simultaneous paperback issue; second state, with Pulitzer slug on cover. INSCRIBED by the poet on the half-title page, "For Jeff, In the spirit -- Rita Dove/ Philly, 10 Feb 90.". Fine in paperwraps.

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Thomas and Beulah is a book of poems by American poet Rita Dove that tells the semi-fictionalized chronological story of her maternal grandparents, the focus being on her grandfather (Thomas, his name in the book as well as in real life) in the first half and her grandmother (named Beulah in the book, although her real name was Georgianna) in the second. It won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

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Quill & Brush US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
47664
Title
THOMAS AND BEULAH
Author
Dove, Rita
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Publisher
Carnegie Mellon University Press
Place of Publication
Pittsburgh
Date Published
1986
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