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Levine's Lifelong Ode to the Working Class

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Levine's Lifelong Ode to the Working Class

Levine's Lifelong Ode to the Working Class

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Tom Vitale profiles poet Philip Levine, who's spent a lifetime paying tribute in verse to the people and places of his youth, in the auto factories and working class homes of Detroit. His new collection is called Breath: Poems.

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