Bright Ambush

New York: John Day Company, (1934).

Price: $300.00

Hardcover. First edition. Spine lettering modestly rubbed, paper over the front hinge slightly cracked, very good lacking the dustwrapper. Author's first book, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. This copy Inscribed in the year of publication with a 14-line poem "Afternoon" to poet Hugh Findlay.

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Bright Ambush. Audrey WURDEMANN.
Bright Ambush
Bright Ambush

Audrey Wurdemann
birth name: Audrey Wurdemann
born: 1/1/1911
died: 5/20/1960

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The youngest winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry - she won for her 1934 collection Bright Ambush when she was just 24 years old. Wurdemann married the poet and novelist Joseph Auslander in 1932, and in addition to her several volumes of poetry she also co-wrote a few novels with him. She died in 1960 when she was only 49.more