Poems 1959-2009

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Mar 31, 2009 - Poetry - 509 pages
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These are the collected poems of a master whose work includes many of the most compelling, savage, and tender poems in the language. Frederick Seidel is, in the words of the critic Adam Kirsch, “the best American poet writing today.”

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User Review  - Josh Luft - Goodreads

Frederick Seidel is cosmopolitan and corrupt, fearless and fearsome, privileged and perverse. He's a rich old man, a voice to utter our darker thoughts. He writes about aging, hotels, the Holocaust ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anthoferjea - Goodreads

One less motorcycle pane or dick joke would do me. also contains some of my favorite ever poems, so there's that. 'grandson born dead', 'home', forever. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Frederick Seidel lives in New York City.

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