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Western wind

John Frederick Nims

Western wind

an introduction to poetry.

by John Frederick Nims

  • 272 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetics.,
  • Poetry -- Collections.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1111 .N5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 466 p.
    Number of Pages466
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5425353M
    ISBN 100394312317
    LC Control Number73019764

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See the complete Western Wind series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Samantha Harvey is the author of The Wilderness, All Is Song, Dear Thief and The Western Wind.

She appeared on the longlists for the Bailey's Prize and the Man Booker, and the shortlists of the James Tait Black Award, the Orange Prize, the Guardian First Book Award and the Walter Scott Prize.

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