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The Last Happy Occasion

The Last Happy Occasion( )
Author: Shapiro, Alan C.
ISBN:978-0-226-75036-1
Publication Date:Jan 1996
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $64.99
Book Description:

The Last Happy Occasion is the coming-of-age story of an American Jew and aspiring writer in the sixties and seventies. In this memoir in six movements, Alan Shapiro recalls how poetry helped him make sense of his own and other people's lives. Events unfold, including his sister's death, that make him reconsider the transformative power of art and accept the limitations of poetry in confronting the untransformable pain of mortal loss. A refreshingly honest,...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 19.05 x 1.778 cm
Book Weight:0.272 Kilograms



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