9780805211535

The Life of David

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805211535

  • ISBN10:

    0805211535

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 8/26/2008
  • Publisher: Schocken

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Summary

Robert Pinsky, a former poet laureate of the United States, draws on the biblical chronicle of David's life as well as later commentaries and the Psalms to reweave the many strands of David's story into this narrative. "A commendable venture . . . well-executed" ("Publishers Weekly").

Author Biography

Robert Pinsky is the author of many books of poetry, including Jersey Rain and The Figured Wheel, and of the award-winning translation The Inferno of Dante. His prose works include The Situation of Poetry and The Sounds of Poetry. He teaches in the graduate creative writing program at Boston University and lives in Massachusetts.


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