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The Second Four Books of Poems: The Moving Target / The Lice / The Carrier of Ladders / Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment
4.37
it was amazing
In 1972, my AP English teacher/funeral parlor director had us focus on a single modern poet apiece for a term project. The straw I drew read W.S. Merw ...more
Jan 1972
May 29, 2008
 
The Knox Mine Disaster, January 22, 1959: The Final Years of the Northern Anthracite Industry and the Effort to Rebuild a Regional Economy
4.00
it was amazing
When people talk about sustainable energy, 500 years of oil trapped in Alberta permafrost, exponential growth rates for electricity -- come see a hole ...more
Jan 2003
Feb 17, 2009
 
The Miner's Pale Children
4.13
it was amazing
Imagine one of America's great poets wrote about growing up in your town, in language so beautiful it washes the grime off your neck and makes you thi ...more
Jan 1986
Feb 17, 2009
 
Farragan's Retreat
4.08
really liked it
Not as good as I remembered. Not as bad, either. Scranton never lacked for minds like McHale, never had one as literate either. Plus, he remembers to ...more
Jan 1977
Jun 02, 2008