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Robert Pinsky

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A former Poet Laureate of the United States, Robert Pinsky was born and raised in Long Branch, New Jersey. In addition to his books of poetry and The Inferno of Dante, he has written prose works, including The Life of David and The Sounds of Poetry.

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Jersey Rain

Robert Pinsky

Cathartic, refreshing new work by the American favoriteTiptoe on the globe. Gazingnowhere in particular, the slenderThunderer surrounded by thunder,Fire...

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The Figured Wheel

Robert Pinsky

The Figured Wheel fully collects the first four books of poetry, as well as twenty-one new poems, by Robert Pinsky, the former U.S. Poet Laureate.Critic Hugh Kenner, writing about...

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History of My Heart

Robert Pinsky

History of My Heart, winner of the William Carlos Williams Prize, first appeared in 1984. In The New Republic, J.D. McClatchy called it "one of the best books of the past decade."...

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The Sounds of Poetry

Robert Pinsky

The Poet Laureate's clear and entertaining account of how poetry works."Poetry is a vocal, which is to say a bodily, art," Robert Pinsky declares in The Sounds of Poetry. "The medium...

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