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Tenderfoot

Chris Beckett

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ISBN: 978 1 784109 71 4
Categories: 21st Century, African, British
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: July 2020
216 x 135 mm
80 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • From one of the editors of Carcanet's anthology of Ethiopian Amharic Poetry (Songs We Learn from Trees, 2020), comes a collections about growing up in a hungry country and wondering how to be happy.
    Chris Beckett was born in London, but grew up in Ethiopia where his father worked in the British Embassy. He received a first class degree in modern languages from Oxford University. His poems have been widely published in magazines, and he won first prize in the Poetry London competition 2001. He ... read more
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