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A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos Paperback – May 10, 2011

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  • Paperback: 632 pages
  • Publisher: Nightboat Books (May 10, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0984459839
  • ISBN-13: 978-0984459834
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #859,210 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“The Frank O’Hara of his generation.” (Ted Berrigan)

About the Author

Born in 1950, TIM DLUGOS was involved in the Mass Transit poetry scene in Washington, D.C., and later, in New York City, in the downtown literary scene. His books include Entre Nous, Strong Place, and Powerless. Dlugos died of AIDS at the age of forty. DAVID TRINIDAD's most recent collection of poetry is the The Late Show. He teaches at Columbia College in Chicago.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Terence Winch on February 1, 2012
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Tim Dlugos died of AIDS in 1990 at age 40. People who knew his work back then realized that he was an impressively talented poet. But it was not until his friend David Trinidad put together this magnum opus of Dlugos's work that the extent of his accomplishment could be seen in full. The result of years of research and editing, this book makes clear that, despite his early death, Tim Dlugos deserves recognition as a major voice in 20th century American poetry.
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