APALACHE. by Metcalf, Paul C.

APALACHE.

Edition: First printing.

Berkeley, CA: Turtle Island Foundation, 1976. dj. Hardcover first edition - An epic poem - a "New World symphonic poem composed from native documents" told in three voices - that of the Settler, the Native and Continent itself (Alapache). Praise from Wendell Berry (who called it "a wonderful book, a lovely book in every way") and Guy Davenport (who described it as "both a revelation and a vision"). Designed and printed by Clifford Burke at the Cranium Press in San Francisco. Decorations at the beginning of each section and a frontispiece by Wells M. Sawyer. Includes a 12 page bibliography. 178 pp. ISBN: 0-913666106.

Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (some light foxing on back cover of dj).

Book ID: 84005
Keywords: Poetry
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