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Donald Hall (2) [1928–2018]

This page covers the author of Ox-Cart Man.

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Donald Andrew Hall Jr. was born in New Haven, Connecticut on September 20, 1928. He received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1951. His first collection of poetry, Exiles and Marriages, was published in 1955. His other collections included Without, The Museum of Clear Ideas, and The Painted Bed. He received several awards including the National Book Critics Circle Award for The One Day, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for The Happy Man, the Poetry Society of America's Robert Frost Silver medal, and the Ruth Lilly Prize for poetry. He served as poetry editor of The Paris Review from 1953 to 1962 and was the United States poet laureate for 2006-2007. He was also a memoirist, an essayist, and the author of textbooks and children's books. His memoirs were entitled Life Work and Unpacking the Boxes. His children's book, Ox-Cart Man illustrated by Barbara Cooney, won the Caldecott Medal. He received a National Medal of Arts in 2011. He died on June 23, 2018 at the age of 89. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Ox-Cart Man 3,169 copies, 94 reviews
Contemporary American Poetry (Editor; Contributor, some editions) 358 copies, 1 review
Without: Poems 347 copies, 8 reviews
I Am the Dog I Am the Cat 277 copies, 6 reviews
Life work 256 copies, 2 reviews
String Too Short to Be Saved 204 copies, 5 reviews
Essays After Eighty 195 copies, 13 reviews
Writing well 167 copies, 1 review
When Willard Met Babe Ruth 136 copies, 1 review
The Painted Bed: Poems 121 copies, 2 reviews
Seasons at Eagle Pond 117 copies, 1 review
Lucy's Christmas 111 copies, 1 review
Here at Eagle Pond 109 copies, 2 reviews
The Old Life 91 copies
Lucy's Summer 83 copies, 2 reviews
New Poets of England and America (Editor) 82 copies, 1 review
The One Day 73 copies
The Milkman's Boy 68 copies, 2 reviews
To Read Literature 64 copies, 1 review
Eagle Pond 64 copies
The Farm Summer 1942 59 copies, 1 review
Christmas at Eagle Pond 57 copies, 7 reviews
A Choice of Whitman's Verse (Editor) 50 copies, 1 review
Old Home Day 48 copies, 1 review
The Back Chamber 39 copies, 2 reviews
To Read a Poem 33 copies
The Happy Man 30 copies
The Gentleman's Alphabet Book 22 copies, 1 review
To Read Poetry 12 copies
The Bone Ring 8 copies
Two By Two 1 copy
Toy Bone 1 copy
Washington Square (Afterword, some editions) 4,052 copies, 84 reviews
Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 (Afterword, some editions) 1,237 copies, 52 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 863 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Essays of the Century (Contributor) 709 copies, 4 reviews
Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression (Contributor) 466 copies, 8 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1997 (Contributor) 338 copies, 3 reviews
The Faber Book of Modern Verse (Revised by, some editions) 268 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2001 (Contributor) 213 copies
The Best American Poetry 1999 (Contributor) 209 copies
The Best American Poetry 2002 (Contributor) 176 copies, 1 review
The Art of Losing (Contributor) 172 copies, 20 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2007 (Contributor) 155 copies, 1 review
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (Contributor) 142 copies, 1 review
The Encyclopedia of New England (Foreword, some editions) 101 copies, 1 review
Winter: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (Contributor) 98 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Essays 1987 (Contributor) 84 copies
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (Contributor) 58 copies, 1 review
Spring: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (Contributor) 27 copies, 1 review
Corporal Politics (Contributor, some editions) 20 copies
A Good Man: Fathers and Sons in Poetry and Prose (Contributor) 19 copies, 1 review
Poetry in Crystal (Contributor) 12 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1962 (Contributor) 11 copies
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