Queen of a Rainy Country

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Queen of a Rainy Country


By Linda Pastan

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393331417, 77pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

Linda Pastan writes, "the art that mattered / was the life led fully / stanza by swollen stanza." That life is portrayed here, from the poet's earliest childhood memories to the surprises that come with age.

About the Author
Linda Pastan has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award, and in 2003 she won the Ruth Lilly Prize for lifetime achievement. She lives in Potomac, Maryland.