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Deborah Digges
Deborah Digges

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The poet Deborah Digges was born and raised in Missouri.  Her first collection, Vesper Sparrows, won the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Prize from New York University. Late in the Millennium was published in 1989, and Rough Music, which won the Kingsley Tufts Prize, was published in 1995. Trapeze appeared in 2004. Digges also wrote two memoirs, Fugitive Spring (1991) and The Stardust Lounge (2001). The recipient of grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation, Digges lived in Massachusetts, where she was a professor of English at Tufts University until her death in... Read More

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The Stardust Lounge
Stories from a Boy's Adolescence
Written by Deborah Digges


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 14, 2002
Price: $13.95

Stephen Digges is the kind of angry adolescent a lot of parents would have given up on. He is out of control by the time he is 13—running with gangs, stealing cars, fooling around with drugs and guns, and in general making his family’s life hell. Confronted with his growing recklessness... Read more >
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The Stardust Lounge
Stories from a Boy's Adolescence
Written by Deborah Digges


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 29, 2009
Price: $9.99

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Trapeze

Written by Deborah Digges


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $15.00

These lush, rewarding reflections on a woman’s passage into midlife are grounded in our intimacy with nature and mortality. Deborah Digges, now in her fifties, looks back in such poems as “Boat” to see younger mothers and their children, and ponders her own “brilliant, trivial unmooring.” As she wanders from the... Read more >
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Trapeze

Written by Deborah Digges


Format: eBook, 72 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $13.99

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The Wind Blows Through the Doors of My Heart
Poems
Written by Deborah Digges


Format: eBook, 72 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $12.99

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The Wind Blows Through the Doors of My Heart
Poems
Written by Deborah Digges


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $15.00

Now in paperback, the final, posthumous collection of poems by Deborah Digges: rich stories of family life, nature's bounty, love, and loss—he overflowing of a heart burdened by grief and moved by beauty.

When Deborah Digges died in the spring of 2009, at the age of fifty-nine, she left this gathering of... Read more >
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