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Thomas and Beulah; poems by  Rita Dove - Paperback - First Edition - 1986 - from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 31266)

Thomas and Beulah; poems

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Thomas and Beulah; poems

by Dove, Rita

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ISBN 10
0887480217
ISBN 13
9780887480218
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Pittsburgh: Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1986. Paperback. 79p., very good first edition, second state with Pulitzer announcement on cover, trade paperback in dark blue pictorial wraps.

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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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Bookseller
Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
31266
Title
Thomas and Beulah; poems
Author
Dove, Rita
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
3
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0887480217
ISBN 13
9780887480218
Publisher
Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Place of Publication
Pittsburgh
Date Published
1986
Bookseller catalogs
African American; Modern first edition; Poetry; 1980S; Pulitzer prize;

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About Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

Established in 1981 in San Francisco, we specialize in books and ephemeral materials related to the history of Labor and other social movements, including the struggles for Black and Chicano equality, the Gay liberation movement, Feminism, and Asian-American activism, as well as the Far Right. In recent years Bolerium has expanded into materials in non-western languages, especially from East Asia, and has also placed more emphasis on ephemera, with tens of thousands of original leaflets, pamphlets, and posters in stock. You can sign up for free email lists in our subject areas at www.bolerium.com. We are located in San Francisco at 2141 Mission, Suite 300 (between 17th & 18th St.). We're open by appointment only..

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