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Dickey's personality shines in CNN interviews

Dickey in 1987 January 21, 1997
Web posted at: 1:00 a.m. EST

(CNN) -- Poet and author James Dickey died Sunday, leaving behind a legacy that included the books "Deliverance" and "To the White Sea," as well as several collections of poems, among them "Buckdancer's Choice," winner of the 1966 National Book Award.

Correspondent Larry Woods interviewed Dickey in the late 1980s. Here are audio excerpts of those conversations.

James Dickey comments
On poetry... 190K/13 sec.  AIFF or WAV
On writing... 220K/18 sec.   AIFF or WAV
On students... 220K/16 sec.   AIFF or WAV
On being a grandfather... 128K/7 sec.  AIFF or WAV

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