Lucky life: poems

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Carnegie Mellon University Press, Apr 1, 1995 - Poetry - 88 pages
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User Review  - Jsavett1 - Goodreads

I've always found Gerald Stern's poetry a bit frustrating for its inconsistency. I gave this collection four stars based primarily on the briliance of "Behaving Like a Jew," "At Bickford's," and ... Read full review

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User Review  - jim - Goodreads

Gerald Stern is great stuff. This was recommended to me by a summer workshop instructor, and the thing about it was the way that Stern captures details, but also a sense of dread about the world. Hmm ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Stern is the recipient of many awards, including the Lamont Prize, a Guggenheim, three NEA awards, a fellowship from The Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Ruth Lilly Prize. He has taught at many universities, including Columbia University, New York University, Sarah Lawrence College, and the University of Pittsburgh. He is now retired.

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