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The Green Road

Poems 1977-1985

Philip Holmes

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ISBN: 978 0 856461 67 5
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: August 1986
220 x 140 x 5 mm
72 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Philip Holmes’s third book centres on a sequence of poems about the Swaledale lead mines in Yorkshire and those who lived, worked, stayed or emigrated to America from there. These poems, and three other groups which complete the collection – poems in memory of his mother, poems with scientific themes, and finally poems with a New England background – were written since Philip Holmes settled in the United States in 1977.

    Philip Holmes was born in Lincolnshire in 1945. He took degrees in Engineering at Oxford and Southampton before moving to the USA, where he is Professor of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics at Princeton University. He has published numerous scientific papers and books. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of ... read more
    Awards won by Philip Holmes Winner, 1986 Poetry Book Society (PBS): Recommendation - Autumn (The Green Road) Winner, 1986 Poetry Book Society (PBS): Recommendation - Autumn (The Green Road)
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