A Lucky American Childhood

A Lucky American Childhood

Book - 1996
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More than any other individual, Paul Engle was the spirited force behind the creative writing workshops now so abundant in America. His indomitable nature, enthusiasm, and great persuasive powers, coupled with his distinguished reputation as a poet, loomed large behind the founding of the influential Iowa Writers' Workshop.
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"A Lucky American Childhood" will appeal to people with memories of the small-town America that Paul Engle describes with such affectionate realism and to all those interested in the roots of this renowned man of letters."
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780877455400
0877455406
Call Number: B En356a
Characteristics: xxiv, 192 p. ; 25 cm

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EmilyEm
Jul 27, 2016

Memoir of growing up in Cedar Rapids, IA, in early decades of 20th century. Beautifully rendered, model of the form.

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