Winter Numbers by Marilyn Hacker
Poems

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Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

In her seventh volume Marilyn Hacker confronts life and death at the end of our genocidal century, making another extraordinary contribution to the feminist and lesbian canon.
 

About Marilyn Hacker

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Marilyn Hacker is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. She received the 2010 PEN/Voelcker Award. She lives in New York City and Paris.
 
Published June 1, 1994 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 95 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Listen to a poet's query: ``Who dies well?'' In her seventh book, Hacker considers the too-familiar deaths of her friends from cancer and AIDS, and those of her friends' children (``morose, unanswerable, the list/ of thirty-and forty-year-old suicides''), remembering that ``no one was promised a ...

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This seventh volume of poems by NBA winner Hacker was nominated for an NBCC.

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