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An Early Afterlife

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Whether her subject is the return of childhood ghosts or the metaphor of baseball, whether it is the impact of landscape or the vagaries of family love, Pastan continues to explore and illuminate the mysteries and dangers beneath the common surface of ordinary life. As the Jerusalem Post put it, 'She has, in large measure, fulfilled Emerson's dream-the revelation of 'the m ...more
Paperback, 88 pages
Published March 17th 1996 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published January 1st 1995)
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In 1932, Linda Pastan was born to a Jewish family in the Bronx. She graduated from Radcliffe College and received an MA from Brandeis University.

She is the author of Traveling Light (W. W. Norton & Co., 2011); Queen of a Rainy Country (2006); The Last Uncle (2002); Carnival Evening: New and Selected Poems 1968-1998 (1998), which was nominated for the National Book Award; An Early Afterlife (l9
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Carnival Evening: New and Selected Poems, 1968-1998 Traveling Light Queen of a Rainy Country The Five Stages of Grief The Last Uncle

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