Ninety-Fifth Street: Poems by John Koethe

Ninety-Fifth Street: Poems

byJohn Koethe

Paperback | September 8, 2009

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A Harper Perennial paperback original, Ninety-fifth Street is a beautiful new collection of poems by John Koethe, acclaimed by poet Edward Hirsch as an heir to Wallace Stevens. In this, his eighth book of poems, Koethe, the author of North Point North and Falling Water, offers readers the reflections of a poet in mid-life, an “aging child of 62,” passionately engaged with the world yet drawn to meditate on memory, time, and the mysteries of human existence.

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John Koethe is distinguished professor of philosophy emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the first Poet Laureate of Milwaukee. His collections includeFalling Water,which won the Kingsley-Tufts Award,North Point North,a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, andNinety-fifth Street,winner of the Lenore Marshall ...
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Title:Ninety-Fifth Street: PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.24 inPublished:September 8, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061768235

ISBN - 13:9780061768231

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“His best book yet...accessible and surprisingly powerful poems....you sense that Koethe slowly approaches death the way that he does life—with an unusual and infectious lightness.”