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Beach Side Motel

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ISBN-10: 1490466738

ISBN-13: 9781490466736

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elizabeth Bishop

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Life sketches reveal inside stories and inner lives of poets who move from place to place. Each story, each vignette invites a cosmic awareness of paradise on earth.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 6/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 106
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.27" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English

An American poet, Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1911. Following the death of her father and the extended illness of her mother, Bishop was raised by relatives. During World War I she lived in Nova Scotia. She graduated from Vassar in 1934 and later traveled in Europe and Africa. For many years she lived in Brazil. She returned to the United States in 1970. In 1945, North and South, Bishop's first book, was published. Her Complete Poems (1969) won the National Book Award in 1970. With Emanuel Brasil, Bishop coedited An Anthology of Twentieth Century Brazilian Poetry (1972) Her influence on other poets was not obvious during her life, but many have tried to emulate…