Lifelines by Leonard M. Marcus
A Poetry Anthology Patterned on the Stages of Life

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A collection of poems by such authors as William Blake, James Whitcomb Riley, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
 

About Leonard M. Marcus

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Leonard S. Marcus is a historian, biographer, and critic whose many books include Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon; Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom; and Storied City. In addition, he has been Parenting magazine's children's book reviewer since 1987. This is his first picture book. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, Amy Schwartz, and their son, Jacob.
 
Published July 1, 1994 by Dutton Juvenile. 128 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Best, these are poems that, as Marcus says in a provocative introduction, ``provide you with a good many starting points for viewing your own, and other people's, life experiences from an enriched perspective''--poems of ``urgency and ardor with which the poets...set about the mysterious work of ...

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In the gracefully written preface to this challenging and thought-provoking anthology, Marcus expresses the hope that the reader will ``be touched by the urgency and ardor with which the poets .

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