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America: A History in Verse, Vol 2 (America: A History in Verse #2)

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In 1999 Black Sparrow published Ed Sanders' America: A History in Verse, Volume 1, 1900-1939. This second volume continues the series, covering the years 1940-1961. Inscribing the historical period in that speeded-up dream of history which marks the Sanders docu-epic style, this installment begins and ends with America on the brink of a war and great changes -- in 1940 "wi ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Black Sparrow Press
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Aug 03, 2013 Phil Overeem rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Few better ways to learn about history than through Sanders' century-long verse history. The last volume (1970-2000) is only on CD-ROM, and I am going to finish it this week.
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Ed Sanders is an American poet, singer, social activist, environmentalist, author and publisher. He has been called a bridge between the Beat and Hippie generations.

Sanders was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He dropped out of Missouri University in 1958 and hitchhiked to New York City’s Greenwich Village. He wrote his first major poem, "Poem from Jail," on toilet paper in his cell after being jail
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America: A History in Verse (3 books)
  • America: A History in Verse, Vol 1: 1900-1939
  • America: A History in Verse, Vol 3: 1962-1970

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