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Carl Sandburg

Adventures of a Poet

Carl Sandburg( )
Author: Niven, Penelope
Sandburg, Carl
Illustrator: Nadel, Marc
Publication Date:Aug 2003
Publisher:Harcourt Trade Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $37.00
Book Description:

The first children's illustrated biography of Carl Sandburg, with spreads describing his years as a railcar-hopping hobo, soldier, travelling salesman, political activist, husband and father, musician--and all the while--poet.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):21.59 x 27.94 x 1.168 cm
Book Weight:0.38 Kilograms
Author Biography
Niven, Penelope (Author)
Penelope Niven received a bachelor's degree from Greensboro College and a master's degree in English from Wake Forest University. She wrote several books during her lifetime including Carl Sandburg: A Biography, Steichen: A Biography, Thornton Wilder: A Life, and Swimming Lessons. She co-wrote Voices and Silences with James Earl Jones. She won the International Reading Association Prize for Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet in 2003 and the North Carolina Award in Literature. She was the writer-in-residence at Salem College for 12 years. She died on August 29, 2014 at the age of 75.


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