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Peter Viereck

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19870612

Viereck won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 1949 for TERROR AND DECORUM. Here he reads from his epic poem 20 years in the making, ARCHER IN THE MARROW. The poem follows humankind from the temptation of Adam through Auschwitz death camps to modern times.

| Interview Year: 1987 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: PP |

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