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Author:
Nicholas Christopher
ISBN13:
978-0140585544
ISBN:
0140585540
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Publisher:
Puffin; First Edition edition (January 7, 1986)
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Poetry
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Nicholas Christopher was born and raised in New York City. He was educated at Harvard College, where he studied with Robert Lowell and Anthony Hecht. Afterward, he traveled and lived in Europe

Jan 06, 2017 James rated it it was amazing. Nicholas Christopher was born and raised in New York City. Afterward, he traveled and lived in Europe. He became a regular contributor to the New Yorker in his early twenties, and began publishing his work in other leading magazines, both in the United States and abroad, including Esquire, the New Republic, Nicholas Christopher was born and raised in New York City.

Nicholas Christopher (born 1951) is an American novelist, poet and critic, the author of sixteen books: six novels, eight volumes of poetry, a critical study of film noir, and a novel . A Short History of the Island of Butterflies" (1986).

Nicholas Christopher (born 1951) is an American novelist, poet and critic, the author of sixteen books: six novels, eight volumes of poetry, a critical study of film noir, and a novel for children. Desperate Characters: A Novella in Verse & Other Poems" (1988). In the Year of the Comet" (1992). 5˚ and Other Poems" (1995). The Creation of the Night Sky" (1998). Atomic Field" (2000). Crossing the Equator: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2004" (2004).

A Short History Island Butterflies. by Nicholas Christopher. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780670808991.

And Christopher’s second book, A Short History of the Island of Butterflies, proves even more rewarding than his first – the work of an older and wiser soul that had, fortunately, lost none of its antic ardour. Particularly satisfying are ‘Cardiac Arrest’, which begins with a man’s collapse on a city streets and ends in a netherworld – or etherworld – of hospital corridors, and ‘Losing altitude’, which includes this stanza

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Nicholas Christopher. Christopher's sixth novel, Tiger Rag, was published by the Dial Press in January 2013. His novel for children, The True Adventures of Nicolo Zen, was published by Alfred A. Knopf in January 2014.

Nicholas Christopher (born 1951) is an American novelist, poet and critic, the author of sixteen books: six novels, eight volumes . On Tour with Rita" (1982). YouTube Encyclopedic.

Poet and novelist Nicholas Christopher was born in New York City and educated at Harvard, where .

Poet and novelist Nicholas Christopher was born in New York City and educated at Harvard, where he studied poetry with Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop. The son of an engineer for the Manhattan Project, Christopher traveled around Europe after graduation, living in Greece and Paris.

A Short History of the Island of Butterflies draws on similar themes and styles as On Tour with Rita. A large, lavishly inventive novel. an American descendant of The Arabian Nights. erudite and artful entertainment. Fusing imagination, scholarship, and suspense with remarkable narrative skill, Nicholas Christopher builds a story of tremendous scope, an epic tale of love and destiny, as he traces the intricate latticework of Mala’s and Enzo’s lives. Each remains separate from each other but tied in ways they cannot imagine-until the final miraculous chapter of this extraordinary novel.

Poems consider the night, mortality, the past, writers, sunlight, winter, travel, love, politics, memory, and blizzards