A collection of 70 poems by John Updike, written between the age of 21 and his sixties. Arranged in chronological order, the book also includes notes which discuss some the hidden threads in each poem - highlighting Updike's recurring themes of confession, nostalgia and awe.
The earliest poems here date from 1953, when Updike was 21, and the last were written after he turned 60. All 70 previously published poems are included in this book, with some revisions made. Arranged in chronological order, the book also includes notes which discuss some of the hidden threads in each poem. All the poems reflect Updike's recurring themes of confession, nostalgia, anxiety and awe.
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