Virginia Quarterly Review

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The Death of Randall Jarrell

The poet died when he was hit by a car in 1965. Everything else about his demise is a mystery.

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The Forgotten Village

Revisiting California’s grape vines more than 70 years after the publication of The Grapes of Wrath.

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Sky High

On fireworks, and the “pyros” who practice the art.

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Sugar Days

The sugar beet harvest in North Dakota draws a modern version of the American hobo.