THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1996.
Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.
New York: Scribner, (1996.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of 75 poems, reflecting the diversity of America - from Sherman Alexie and Margaret Atwood through to Diane Wakoski and Ray A. Youngbear. SIGNED FOUR poets at their contributions: Carl Phillips at "As From a Quiver of Arrows," Gary Soto at "Fair Trade", Marilyn Chin at "Cauldron" and Luis Urrea at "Ghost Sickness." Also includes contributions from Alicia Ostriker (on the Holocaust,); Wang Ping (on the deaths of Chinese stowaways); Gary Soto (on the destitute.) as well as Jean Valentine, Marilyn Chin, Pat Mora, Reynolds Price, William Dickey, Jane Kenyon, James Merrill, Luis Alberto Urea and Jean Starr and many others. David Lehman is the series editor.Õ Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments and a cumulative series index. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-684-81451X.
Condition: Near fine in wrappers.