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Great Wave

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ISBN-10: 0547232748

ISBN-13: 9780547232744

Edition: 2009

Authors: Ron Slate

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THE GREAT WAVE, Slate's second collection is a more personal performance than his much lauded and talked about debut, The Incentive of the Maggot, which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Academy of American Poets Lenore Marshall Prize, and was the winner of the prestigious Larry Levis Poetry Prize. While Slate's first book burst forth from a twenty-year period of silence, THE GREAT WAVE bears the mark of a finely honed fluency and makes good on his exceptional promise. While Slate occasionally returns to his experience as an international businessman ("Meeting in Madrid," "Samba de Orfeo," and "Reunion"), his most powerful and moving poems revivify childhood…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/8/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 88
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

RON SLATE is the author of The Incentive of the Maggot, nominated for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Lenore Marshall Prize of the Academy of American Poets. In over 30 years of business experience, he was vice president of global communications for a Fortune 500 technology company, chief operating officer of a life sciences company, and a co-founder of a social network for family caregivers. He lives in Milton, Massachusetts.