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Dog Years

A Memoir

by Mark Doty

Dog Years by Mark Doty
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    Mar 2007, 224 pages
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    Apr 2008, 256 pages

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Mark Doty's seven books of poetry and three books of nonfiction prose have been honored with distinctions including the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and, in the United Kingdom, the T. S. Eliot Prize.

He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.

He is a professor at the University of Houston and lives in New York City.

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