Item description for A Life in Poems by William C. Wright...
William C. Wright (Bill) once an Ohio farmboy, then a musician,boxer, machinist, corporal in WW II, dairyman, has been working for peace and justice for eight decades now as a union organizer, marcher for fair wages and acceptance of cultural diversity, advocate for those ignored by the system, fighter against oppression, and friend to all. Bill Wright has also been a poet all of those years and here is offered a life of poems. They are pointed and touching, full of memory detail, a fondness for the right word and rhythm, and an abiding love for his family and his wife Cris.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Nov 15, 2007
Publisher Bird Dog Publishing
ISBN 1933964154 ISBN13 9781933964157
Availability 63 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 25, 2017 01:45.
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More About William C. Wright
William C. Wright (Bill) (b. 1914) has been active in issues of social justice and peace making for 8 decades. He worked as a farmer, dairyman, labor organizer, machinist, craftsman. HIs work as a poet has been little shared till now. Born into the Midwest, he is a wonder at working for change in his actions and poems.
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A strong book by a wizened veteran of peace and justice causes. Nov 24, 2007
A Life in Poems
We at Bird Dog Publishing and Bottom Dog Press are proud to have worked on this book. A Life in Poems by William C. Wright with a biographical introduction provides insight to a way of life in America as William (Bill) Wright works through our shared struggles for freedom and justice. The author wrote poems through those decades and provides truth and hope in his belief in people. You'll meet a friend in Wright, one who with his beloved wife Cris has worked for change in his life, work, and writings.