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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19960722
The author of several collections of poetry, as well as a series of artists' books, Young talks about the turmoils that have interrupted his outwardly idyllic life but have fueled much of his work.
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In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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