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Art of the Lathe

Art of the Lathe - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-1882295166

Cover of Art of the Lathe 98 (ISBN 978-1882295166)
ISBN13: 978-1882295166
ISBN10: 1882295161
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Alice James Books
Published: 1998
International: No

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Art of the Lathe - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-1882295166

B. H. Fairchild and Anthony Hecht

ISBN13: 978-1882295166
ISBN10: 1882295161
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Alice James Books
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

B.H. Fairchild's The Art of the Lathe is a collection of poems centering on the working-class world of the Midwest, the isolations of small-town life, and the possibilities and occasions of beauty and grace among the machine shops and oil fields of rural Kansas.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Beauty
The Invisible Man
All the People in Hopper's Paintings
The Book of Hours
Cigarettes
Speaking the Names
The Machinist, Teaching His Daughter to Play the Piano
In the House of the Latin Professor
The Himalayas
Body and Soul
Airlifting Horses
Work
Old Men Playing Basketball
Old Women
Song
At the Excavation of Liberal, Kansas
Thermoregulation in Winter Moths
Kansas
Keats
The Ascension of Ira Campbell
The Dumka
A Model of Downtown Los Angeles, 1940
After the Storm
The Children
Little Boy
Two Photographs
The Welder, Visited by the Angel of Mercy
The Death of a Small Town
The Art of the Lathe
Notes
Acknowledgments

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