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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930903
A continuation of Program I, Jong, best known for her six novels, is also an acclaimed poet with seven volumes of poetry to her credit. She reads from BECOMING LIGHT: POEMS NEW AND SELECTED and talks about the need for poetry.
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