The Poet and the Sailor: The Story of My Friendship with Carl Sandburg

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Two friends, a lifetime of letters, and an intimate look at a literary icon Carl Sandburg first encountered Kenneth Dodson through a letter written at sea during World War II. Though Dodson wrote the letter to his wife, Letha, Sandburg read it in tears and told her, "I've got to meet this man." Composed primarily of their correspondence that continued until Sandburg's death in 1967, "The Poet and the Sailor" is a chronicle of the deep friendship that followed. Ranging over anything they found important, from writing to ...

The Poet and the Sailor: The Story of My Friendship with Carl Sandburg 2007, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252031274

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