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Stan Rice
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Stan Rice (1942—2002) was the author of seven previous collections of poetry. For many years he was a professor at San Francisco State University. He received the Edgar Allan Poe Award of the Academy of American Poets, among other awards. Rice, who was also a painter, was a longtime resident of New Orleans, where he lived with his wife, the novelist Anne Rice, and their son, the novelist Christopher Rice.

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False Prophet

Written by Stan Rice


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 7, 2005
Price: $15.00

Stan Rice, who died in December 2002, was a poet of unique, uncompromising vision. Joy and brutality, faith and faithlessness, the beauty of truth and, at times, of untruth—these opposing forces come together one last time in his final book of poetry, a haunting collection of psalms.

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False Prophet

Written by Stan Rice


Format: eBook, 80 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

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The Radiance of Pigs
Poems
Written by Stan Rice


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 20, 2001
Price: $15.00

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Red to the Rind

Written by Stan Rice


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 7, 2005
Price: $15.00

“Behold the door / the lock’s alive,” warns Stan Rice in one of the commanding poems that make up this new volume of verse. From the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras to the private chambers of the imagination, Rice’s work is at times sharp and minimalist and at times... Read more >
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Red to the Rind

Written by Stan Rice


Format: eBook, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Singing Yet
New and Selected Poems
Written by Stan Rice


Format: eBook, 226 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $12.99

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