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Title:
The Street Poems and Ballads
Author:
Keane, John B., 1928-2002.
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Publication Information:
Cork, Ireland Mercier [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
88 pages ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781856354158
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Expanded version of The Street, with poems and ballads.


Author Notes

John B. Keane was born in Ireland on July 21, 1928. He attended St. Michael's College, Listowel. By 1945, he was apprenticed to a chemist in Listowel. He eventually took over a small public house and began to write. During his lifetime, he published 46 works including Sive, The Field, Big Maggie, The Streets and Other Poems, Sharon's Grave, Letters of a Matchmaker, Hut 42, Moll, and Durango.

In 1999 he won the first Irish PEN Award for Literature. Keane died from prostate cancer on May 30, 2002 at the age of 73.

(Bowker Author Biography)