Rachael McDonald


NPR Story
4:50 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Walking Through Tor House, Sharing Jeffers' Poems

Originally published on Fri August 9, 2013 12:06 pm



The late poet Robinson Jeffers built Tor House in Carmel, California in the early 20th century. The house sits on a cliff, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

As part of our summer Nickel Tour series, Rachael McDonald of member station KLCC introduces us to another poet, who gives tours of Tor House.

RACHEL MCDONALD, BYLINE: Elliot Ruchowitz Roberts grew up on the East Coast, and didn't hear about Robinson Jeffers until about the time the poet died. Ruchowitz Roberts was teaching in the Midwest.

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