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Madeline DeFrees

Poetry

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 19890317

A former Roman Catholic nun, Madeline DeFrees has written a series of "Holy Sonnets" that have been compared to the work of English poet John Donne. DeFrees reads poems and talks about her life and work before and after leaving the nunnery.

| Subject Matter: Religion, Sonnets | Interview Year: 1989 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Washington State Book Award, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada |

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Karl Marlantes

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.

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Kansas City Public Library Announces Kids and Teens eReading Rooms

The KCPL has digitized the concept of physical reading rooms by creating individual, specialized eReading Rooms of ebooks and audiobooks for children and teenagers.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.