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The World Doesn't End: Prose Poems by  Charles SIMIC - Paperback - First Edition - 1989 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

The World Doesn't End: Prose Poems

by SIMIC, Charles

Condition: Fine


San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Publishers, 1989. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Usual slight toning on the leaves, else fine in wrappers.

In this collection, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize, Charles Simic puns, pulls pranks. He can be jazzy and streetwise. Or cloak himself in antiquity. Simic has new eyes, and in these wonderful poems and poems-in-prose he lets the reader see through them.



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