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Virginia Adair

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Virginia Hamilton Adair was born in 1913 in New York City. Educated at Kimberly, Mt. Holyoke, Radcliffe, and the University of Wisconsin, she taught briefly at Wisconsin, William & Mary, and Pomona College, and for many years at California Polytechnic University at Pomona. She passed away on September 16, 2004. To find out more about Virginia Hamilton Adair, visit her website at http://faculty.vassar.edu/kawaugh/

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Ants on the Melon
A Collection of Poems
Written by Virginia Adair


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 16, 1999
Price: $15.00

"        Virginia Adair speaks directly and unaffectedly, in an accent stripped of mannerism and allusion. Ants on the Melon exhibits enough formal variety, freshness, and intelligence to confirm, at one stroke, that Ms. Adair is a poet of accomplishment and originality."
--Brad Leithauser, The New York Times Book Review

"        Extraordinarily moving. Her voice is... Read more >
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Ants on the Melon
A Collection of Poems
Written by Virginia Adair


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $2.99

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Beliefs and Blasphemies
A Collection of Poems
Written by Virginia Adair


Format: Trade Paperback, 124 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 13, 1998
Price: $15.00

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Beliefs and Blasphemies
A Collection of Poems
Written by Virginia Adair


Format: eBook, 124 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Living on Fire
A Collection of Poems
Written by Virginia Adair


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $15.00

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Living on Fire
A Collection of Poems
Written by Virginia Adair


Format: eBook, 144 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $2.99

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