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Pablo Neruda
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As quoted in: "Pablo Neruda" (Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2008) by Adam Feinstein, p. 229, "A year of blind rats - Neruda in hiding (1948-49)"
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I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.  - Pablo Neruda
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Pablo Neruda
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Selected Poems (1990 edition), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - ISBN: 9780395544181

Pablo Neruda
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Born: July 12, 1904

Died: September 23, 1973 (aged 69)

Nationality: Chilean

Occupation: Writer, poet, diplomat

Bio: Pablo Neruda was the pen name and, later, legal name of the Chilean poet, diplomat and politician Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. He chose his pen name after Czech poet Jan Neruda. In 1971 Neruda won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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