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Nine Worthies

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Paperback, 48 pages
Published September 2010 by Wave Books
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The nine worthies are nine people living in Boston and Newport in 1756; Nathaniel is painting their portraits.

The book divides into 9 chapters; the first section of each chapter is narrated by one of the worthies and works like a prose portrait of the narrator. Each chapter also has at least one short section narrated by Nathaniel.

Knox used a lot of primary and secondary sources (there's a long list in the back of the book). So the book seems like a record from the time in which it's set; the
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Caroline Knox's seventh collection, Nine Worthies, will appear from Wave Books in 2010. Quaker Guns (Wave Books, 2008) received a Recommended Reading Award 2009 from the Massachusetts Center for the Book. He Paves the Road with Iron Bars, published by Verse Press in 2004, won the Maurice English Award 2005 for a book by a poet over 50. A Beaker: New and Selected Poems appeared from Verse Press in ...more
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