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Author: Balaban, John
Price: $35.00
Publisher Location: Pittsburgh
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Year Published: 1974
Book Condition: Near fine
Edition: First edition
Red paper-covered bors in dust jacket; small 8vo. 84 pp. The first volume of poems (after a collection of translations) - The Lamont Poetry Selection for 1974 - by this poet best known now for his translations into English of Vietnamese poetry, including the best-selling Spring Essence the poetry of Ho Xuan Huong. Balaban served during the Vietnam War as a conscientious objector, afterwards he went there to preserve the folk poetry. Printed complimentary card of the Academy of American Poets laid-in.