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  • The Pawnbroker's Daughter: A Memoir

    by Maxine Kumin ...
    From Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Maxine Kumin comes a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry.Maxine Kumin left an unrivaled legacy as a pioneering poet and feminist. The Pawnbroker’s Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in a Jewish community in Depression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin’s father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and ... Read more

    $20.79 USD $18.69 USD

  • Inside the Halo and Beyond: The Anatomy of a Recovery

    by Maxine Kumin ...
    "Here is a singular story of survival, an earthly miracle wrought by family devotion, gardens, horses, guts. A compelling read."—Carolyn HeilbrunIn July 1998, when Maxine Kumin's horse bolted at a carriage-driving clinic, she was not expected to live. Yet, less than a year later, her progress pronounced a miracle by her doctors, she was at work on this journal of her astonishing recovery. She ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Wizard's Tears

    Illustrated by Keren Katz ...
    A lonely wizard moves to a new town in this charming children's story by renowned American poets Anne Sexton and Maxine Kumin, now in print again for the first time in decades.Everything is going wrong in the town of Drocknock until the new wizard arrives. He is very young, and he is lonely, and very nervous too; but he knows just where to find the right spells to stop the chicken pox epidemic and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Long Marriage: Poems

    by Maxine Kumin ...
    This luminous collection is Maxine Kumin's twelfth volume of poetry, the first since her remarkable memoir, Inside the Halo.Themes of loyalty, longevity, and recovery appear here, along with poems addressing the eminent dead: Wordsworth, Gorki, Rukeyser, and others. "Inescapably, many poems come up out of the earth I live on and tend to," Kumin says. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • And Short the Season: Poems

    by Maxine Kumin ...
    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet, a stunning collection of poems that course with the rhythms of nature.A poet of piercing revelations and arresting imagery, Pulitzer Prize winner Maxine Kumin is “unforgettable, indispensable” (New York Times Book Review). In And Short the Season, her stunning last collection, she muses on mortality: her own, and that of the earth. These deeply personal, ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Lizzie!

    by Maxine Kumin ...
    Illustrated by Elliott Gilbert ...
    Lizzie, age eleven, does not let her wheelchair get in the way of her curiosity. After she is partially paralyzed in a diving accident, Lizzie and her single mom are starting life over in a small town in Florida, where Lizzie’s thirst for knowledge and adventure makes her some unlikely friends and gets her into some sticky situations. Resilient and precocious, Lizzie has a passion for learning new ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Jack and Other New Poems

    by Maxine Kumin ...
    "Measured but warm, this work draws you in; it is another success among her many titles."--Library JournalIn her fifteenth collection, Maxine Kumin meditates on the social consequences of such events as the bicentennial of the Civil War, and looks to poets writing from circumstances vastly different from her own. With death the central theme, poems of the body and praise songs for beloved animals ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Bringing Together: Uncollected Early Poems 1958-1989

    by Maxine Kumin ...
    "The power that Kumin draws from and brings to literature is potent and seemingly inexhaustible."—BooklistCollected here for the first time, these early poems inhabit Kumin's own "sneakstorm time," a space one step to the side, where quiet introspection examines the pain of loss, the idealism of youth, and the endurance of the natural world. Her characteristic earthy wisdom snaps with intensity, ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • Still to Mow: Poems

    by Maxine Kumin ...
    "Kumin writes ... with the clear gaze of a journalist and the ire of an activist.... Filled with love."—Christian Science MonitorHere Maxine Kumin's signature nature poems are shaken up and invigorated by the darker, human realities. Both "delicate and powerful" (Library Journal), she faces with equanimity the disappointments and joys of sixty years of marriage—ending with the unspoken question of ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • Food and Identity in England, 1540-1640

    Eating to Impress

    series Cultures of Early Modern Europe
    Food and Identity in England, 1540-1640 considers early modern food consumption in an important new way, connecting English consumption practices between the reigns of Henry VIII and Charles I with ideas of 'self' and 'otherness' in wider contexts of society and the class system.Examining the diets of various social groups, ranging from manual labourers to the aristocracy, special foods and their ... Read more

    $38.09 USD

  • The Pawnbroker

    A Novel

    For most of us, remembering the Holocaust requires effort; we listen to stories, watch films, read histories. But the people who came to be called survivors” could not avoid their memories. Sol Nazerman, protagonist of Edward Lewis Wallant’s The Pawnbroker, is one such sufferer.At 45, Nazerman, who survived Bergen-Belsen although his wife and children did not, runs a Harlem pawnshop. But the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Pawnbroker

    A Mystery

    series A Charlie Henry Mystery #1
    Charlie Henry is the proud new owner of the Three Balls pawnshop, having recently returned Stateside from special-ops work in Iraq. The transition back to normal life seems to be going smoothly for him and his Army buddy and co-owner of the shop, Gordon Sweeney—until Gina, Charlie's childhood friend, gets shot in a transaction for information from the previous owner of Three Balls. Gordon rushes ... Read more

    $11.99 USD