June-tree: New and Selected Poems, 1974-2000
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For three decades, Peter Balakian's poetry has been praised widely in the United States and abroad. Writing in the Boston Globe, Marcie Hershman called Sad Days of Light "a piercingly elegant volume," and John Naughton in World Literature Today praised Dyer's Thistle as "a remarkable and profoundly visionary work." Now the poet whom James Dickey called "an extraordinary ta...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published February 20th 2001 by Harper
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Peter Balakian is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities and professor of English at Colgate University. He is the author of five books of poems and three prose works, including The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and Americas Response, a New York Times best seller; and Black Dog of Fate, a memoir, winner of the PEN/Albrand Prize."

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