Maximum Security Ward: Poem On The Point Of Death
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Maximum Security Ward: Poem on the Point of Death ISBN:0283484934 Author:Guthrie, Ramon Publisher:Sigdwick & Jackson Release Date:1971 Seller Category:-- Qty Available:1 Condition:Collectible: Very Good Sku: 2263252 Notes: First edition. Top edge lightly foxed, 1/2 inch closed tear on rear jacket corner. 1971 Hard Cover. [x], 143,  pp. 8vo. A collection of poetry written while the author spent a month in the intensive care unit, after being told he was dying of cancer and had only weeks to live. Though he exceeded this estimate by a good margin, he was too sick to accept the Marjorie Peabody Waite award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters later that year. His health never fully recovered, and he passed away in 1973. Don't forget to check out other great deals in our store!!