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The Facts of Life

By: Hand, J. C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 1987

Edition: First

Inscription: For David, Jessica, Emily & Daniel

Seller ID: CCC157.2


A 48-page Women Writers Chapbook 3, by a poet living in Rocky Point, Long Island. J. C. Hand is a graduate of Bard College, The Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Iowa Writers Workshops. She is both a poet and a novelist, the director of a non-profit writing service, Writers Unlimited Agency, the Vice-President of he Alliance of New York Writers and Publishers, Inc., and a frequent convener and teacher of creative writing courses on college campuses on Long ... View more info

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The Facts of Life

By: Hand, J. C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 1987

Edition: First

Inscription: For David, Jessica, Emily & Daniel

Seller ID: CCC157.4


A 48-page Women Writers Minipaperback 3, by a poet living in Rocky Point, Long Island. J. C. Hand is a graduate of Bard College, The Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Iowa Writers Workshops. She is both a poet and a novelist, the director of a non-profit writing service, Writers Unlimited Agency, the Vice-President of he Alliance of New York Writers and Publishers, Inc., and a frequent convener and teacher of creative writing courses on college campuses on ... View more info

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East of July

By: Hand, Joan Carole

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2006

Edition: First

Inscription: for my mother Betsy C. Hand

Seller ID: CCC952.2


Joan Carole Hand lives in Rocky Point on the North Shore of eastern Long Island. A native New Yorker, Ms. Hand did her undergraduate work at Bard College. She is a recipient of a Master of Arts from The Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminar, as well as a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa’s Writers Workshops. She has taught and lectured widely on the college level, and her poetry has been published throughout the United States and Canada, as well as hav... View more info

The Turn of Zero

By: Ko, Won

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 1974 & 2005

Edition: Second

Seller ID: CCC102.1


A groundbreaking collection by America's foremost Korean poet. View more info

The Turn of Zero

By: Ko, Won

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 1974 & 2005

Edition: Second

Seller ID: CCC102.2


A groundbreaking collection by America's foremost Korean poet. View more info

Korean Writers: Ko Won, Yun Humyong, Yang Guija

By: Ko, Won & Barkan, Stanley H., Editors

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: BOX011


Includes paperback copies of SOUTHKOREAN POETS OF RESISTANCE, THE TURN OF ZERO, VOICES IN DIVERSITY, THE LOVE OF DUNHUANG, and STRENGTH FROM SORROW View more info

The Artist / L'Artiste

By: Kunitz, Stanley--Beverly Matherne, Translator; Tchouki, Artist

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCCART2


Ten color lithographs by Stoyan "Tchouki" Tchoukanov complementing ten poems by Stanley Kunitz, bilingual (English-French), signed and numbered, limited to 26 copies. "Art is that chalice into which we pour the wine of trancendence . . . the artist ideally is that rarity, a whole person making a whole thing." —"Speaking of Poetry" Stanley Kunitz View more info

The Lizard Catchers

By: Thabit Jones, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC954.1


First in a Welsh Poets Series: ". . . [Thabit Jones] writes with compassion in a lucid and individual voice." —Byron Beynon, Swansea poet and reviewer "Thabit Jones proves himself a poet of rare colour." —Sarah Smith, reviewer "I love its [THE LIZARD CATCHERS] clarity and modesty and truth, the fact, like the poems, the volume never strains—simply is itself! And so like Peter Thabit Jones, the pure-heart of a man, friend, 'Welsh brother.'" —Vince Clemente, ... View more info

The Lizard Catchers

By: Thabit Jones, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC954.2


First in a Welsh Poets Series: ". . . [Thabit Jones] writes with compassion in a lucid and individual voice." —Byron Beynon, Swansea poet and reviewer "Thabit Jones proves himself a poet of rare colour." —Sarah Smith, reviewer "I love its [THE LIZARD CATCHERS] clarity and modesty and truth, the fact, like the poems, the volume never strains—simply is itself! And so like Peter Thabit Jones, the pure-heart of a man, friend, 'Welsh brother.'" —Vince Clemente, ... View more info

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Desert Songs

By: Vanderhooft, JoSelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2012

Edition: First

Inscription: For my people--all Uthans past, present, future

Seller ID: CCC965


From sentient deserts to railroad workers and Mormon Pioneers, Vanderhooft examines what it means to live, work, and love in Utah. “A personification of the desolate and sensuous Utah landscape swaggers through JoSelle Vanderfhooft’s Desert Songs, pining for the one partner who understands. In this hallucinatory fusion of autobiography and history, veering from saucy patter to timeless fable and back again, the desert permeates all, as god or goddess, as l... View more info

Love, Greatly Enlarged

By: Vroman, Leo

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC850.3


A bilingual (Dutch-English) scientiifc epic love poem by Holland's leading poet / artist / scientist. "Leo Vroman is that increasingly rare phenomenon in our time: a happy man. As the French author Coletee said: 'It take a kind of genius to be happy.' There are then three reasons to attribute genius to Vroman: first, as biomaterial sceintist, author of BLOOD and othr scientific treatises; secon, as poet, author of more than forty volumes of verse, prose, and drawing; ... View more info

Flight 800 / Vlucht 800

By: Vroman, Leo, author-artist

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 1997

Edition: First / Limited Signed & Numbered

Inscription: In Memoriam to the victims of the tragedy

Seller ID: CCCLTD2


A poetic-scientific, bilingual (Dutch-English) mini-epic depicting the tragedy of Flight 800 by Holland's leading poet, artist, scientist, currently living in Ft. Worth, Texas: "Better homesick than Holland." Leo Vroman was born in 1915, in Gouda, and studied biology in Utrecht, the Netherlands, where he met Georgine Sanders ("Tineke") who had come from Indonesia to study medicine. He escaped to England when his country surrendered to Germany in 1940, went to Indonesia... View more info

Mrs. Kennedy

By: Vroman, Leo--Poet-Artist

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 1990

Edition: First

Inscription: In Memoriam JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY (1917-1963)

Seller ID: CCCLTD3


A bilingual (Dutch-English) paean to the widow of JFK, Mrs. Kennedy--Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis--written in Dutch the week of the assassination and translated into English 25 years later by Holland's leading poet/artist/scientist. View more info

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The Lover's Body

By: Wolak, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2014

Edition: First

Inscription: for Maria

Seller ID: CCC981.1


Bill Wolak's love poems are finely tuned expressions of urgency and desire. They explore the lover's body with expectation on the brink of pleasure. --John Digby What a body of work! "and my eyes, impatient as lightning, / search for your hair / of storm-twisted branches . . . " Wolak's magic & word power has destroyed the last vestiges of puritanism on earth. --Gabriel Rosenstock Like a painter exploring every tone of a single hue patiently and like a singer ende... View more info

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The Lover's Body

By: Wolak, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2014

Edition: First

Inscription: for Maria

Seller ID: CCC981.2


Bill Wolak's love poems are finely tuned expressions of urgency and desire. They explore the lover's body with expectation on the brink of pleasure. --John Digby What a body of work! "and my eyes, impatient as lightning, / search for your hair / of storm-twisted branches . . . " Wolak's magic & word power has destroyed the last vestiges of puritanism on earth. --Gabriel Rosenstock Like a painter exploring every tone of a single hue patiently and like a singer ende... View more info

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In the Silence Between Love Songs / In der Stille zwischen Liebesliedern

By: Wolak, Bill & Kofler, Silvia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oyster Bay & Merrick, Long Island, New York, The Feral Press & Cross-Cultural Communications: 2016

Edition: First

Inscription: for Maria

Seller ID: FP#1BCCC


A bilingual (English-German) poetry collection by poet-translator-educator Bill Wolak and ALTA member translator Silvia Kofler. View more info