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America: A History in Verse, Vol 2: 1940-1961 (America: A History in Verse #2)

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In "America", Sanders embarks on an epic, non-Herodotean finding-out-for-oneself of salient moments and movements in the public/private history of the American 20th century.
Paperback, 422 pages
Published 2002 by Black Sparrow Press (first published September 1st 2000)
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Phil Overeem
Aug 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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