Psalms of the Prodigal and Other Poems (inscribed by the author). A M. Sullivan.

Psalms of the Prodigal and Other Poems (inscribed by the author)

New York: P.J. Kenedy, (1956). Hardcover. Presumed first edition. N.d. (1956). Warmly inscribed and dated June 26, 1956 by the author on the front free endpaper. Hardcover. xv+ 112 pp. Fine in very good dust jacket. Poetry. Collection of metaphysical and religious-themed poems, introducing many moving ideas based on Biblical and liturgical themes,a nd on the struggle of amn for a spiritual concept amid the distractions of a material world. A.M. Sullivan, a native of Harrison, New Jersey, had varied experiences early in life--meter reader, piano saleman, advertising and public relations rep. In 1926 he won the Edward Coate Pinckney prize and went on to host two nationally braodcast poetry radio programs, Radio Forum of Poetry (Mutual Network 1932-40) and "Poets Speak" (WNYC). Fine / very good. Item #WE24853

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