HANDSPAN OF RED EARTH edited by Catherine Lewallen Marconi

Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. This copy is inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpaper and dated 1997. Here is contemporary poetry about the archetypal but ever-changing work of farming the American land. Includes pieces by a wide variety of poets writing on the various landscapes of American farms: from rocky New England fields through the deep topsoil of the heartland and the fecund tobacco, cotton, and vegetable lands of the South, from the hardscrabble cattle ranches of the Southwest to the verdant fields of the West. Includes work by William Staford, Galway Kinnell, Annie Dillard, James Dickey, Donald Hall, Ted Kooser, Gretel Ehrlich, Ai, Thomas McGrath, Wendell Berry, Maxine Kumin, Gary Snyder, and Gwendolyn Brooks among many others. A nearly fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #14138
ISBN: 087745325X

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