Beautiful Wreckage: New and Selected Poems

Beautiful Wreckage: New and Selected Poems

by W D Ehrhart


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Beautiful Wreckage: New and Selected Poems by W D Ehrhart

Poetry. Comprising 30 years of work from 12 collections, BEAUTIFUL WRECKAGE includes early poems never before collected along with 24 new poems. A hunger for honesty and a charged lyricism have always made Bill Ehrhart's poetry remarkably his own. Though he's best known for his Vietnam War poems, his BEAUTIFUL WRECKAGE: NEW & SELECTED POEMS includes many lovely poems not about Vietnam.

"This book deserves serious recognition."—John Balaban

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780938566823
Publisher: Adastra Press
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Pages: 237
Product dimensions: 5.89(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

W. D. Ehrhart holds an Honorable Discharge from the US Marine Corps and a PhD from the University of Wales at Swansea. The recipient of the President's Medal from Veterans for Peace, a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, two Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowships, a Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation Grant, and an Excellence in the Arts Award from Vietnam Veterans of America, he is the husband of Anne and father of Leela, and teaches English and history at the Haverford School in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also coaches winter track and sponsors the school's student journal of literature and art.

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