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On The Air
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19980413
In this poetry reading for the Midwest Poets Series, Lee entertains the audience with stories and readings of poems from his two award-winning books, ROSE and THE CITY IN WHICH I LOVE YOU, as well as some of his new and unpublished works.
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