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Craig Raine
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Born in Bishop Auckland, County Durham
Born on 3rd of December 1944

Born 1944 - English poet.

Educated at Oxford. First collection of poetry was The Onion, Memory (1978) followed by A Martian Sends A Postcard Home (1979) and Rich (1984). Also wrote a prose memoir and a collection of essays. History: The Home Movie (1994) is a later piece of his work.

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