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- DescriptionThe centerpiece of Gerald Stern's ninth collection is a long poem titled Hot Dog, named for a beautiful street woman who lives in and around Tompkins Square Park. Other characters in this poem are St. Augustine, Walt Whitman, Noah, Gerald Stern himself, and a ninety-year-old black preacher from the Midwest. In Hot Dog, and throughout, Stern wrestles with the issues-hope, memory, faith-that have always occupied him.
- Author BiographyGerald Stern is the author of the National Book Award-winning This Time, the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize-winning Early Selected Poems, and other books. He has also been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, the Wallace Stevens Award, and the Robert Frost Medal, among many other honors. He lives in Lambertville, New Jersey.
- Author(s)Gerald Stern
- PublisherWW Norton & Co
- Date of Publication27/08/1997
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintWW Norton & Co
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight190 g
- Width140 mm
- Height211 mm
- Spine12 mm
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