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Golden State

4.32  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
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Published by G. Braziller (first published 1973)
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Zayne
Sep 13, 2007 Zayne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Of all the books of poetry I have read to date (which I always feel should be more), this is the most cohesively moving work. Even Bidart's translations of Virgil's Aeneid are beautiful and fit into the conceit of the work. The entire book is a strugle to confront, reconcile or comprehend the past. The world's past, personal pasts, family history, skeletons in the closet—Bidart ranges over it all in this, his first book of poetry. Gorgeous, humane and transcendent. My tip: take a close look at " ...more
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