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us: Hall, Donald, 1928-


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    • us: Hall, Donald Andrew, 1928-
    • us: Hall, Donald S., 1928-
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        (edtf) 1928-09-20
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    • found: Harvard advocate. Harvard advocate anthology, 1950.
    • found: BLC (Hall, Donald Andrew; erroneously lists his "A blue wing ..." under Hall, Donald John, a different writer; additionally, lists his Harvard advocate anthology under Hall, Donald S., probably a ghost entry)
    • found: Contemp. poets, 1975 (Hall, Donald (Andrew, Jr.); Amer.; b. New Haven, Conn., Sept. 20, 1928; lists works)
    • found: WW in Amer., 1982/83 (Hall, Donald; writer, b. New Haven, Sept. 20, 1928; son of Donald Andrew Hall; home in Danbury, N.H.; lists works)
    • found: Amazon.com, viewed on 03-14-2016: (Donald Hall; the fourteenth poet laureate of the United States and the author of more than two dozen books of poems and prose, including White and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946-2006. His work has garnered many honors, among them the National Book Critics Cirlce Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Hall continues to inhabit the New Hampshire farmhouse where he and Jane Kenyon lived together)
    • found: wikipedia.org, viewed on 03-14-2016: (Donald Hall; Donald Andrew Hall, Jr. (born September 20, 1928), known as Donald Hall is an American poet, writer, editor and literary critic. He is the author of over 50 books across several genres from children's literature, biography, memoir, essays, and including 22 volumes of verse. On June 14, 2006, Hall was appointed as the Library of Congress's 14th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry (commonly known as "Poet Laureate of the United States"). He served as poet laureate for one year. In addition to poetry, he has also written several collections of essays (among them Life Work and String Too Short to be Saved), children's books (notably Ox-Cart Man, which won the Caldecott Medal), and a number of plays. His recurring themes include New England rural living, baseball, and how work conveys meaning to ordinary life. He continues to live and work at Eagle Pond Farm in Wilmot, New Hampshire)
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    • PS3515.A3152
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    • 1979-05-10: new
    • 2016-07-07: revised
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