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The Fire This Time

A New Generation Speaks about Race

The Fire This Time( )
Author: Ward, Jesmyn
ISBN:978-1-4088-9257-2
Publication Date:May 2018
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Circus
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREdited by two-time National Book Award winner and Women's Prize shortlisted-author Jesmyn Ward, a timely and groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race in AmericaIn this bestselling collection of essays and poems, Jesmyn Ward gathers a new generation of writers and thinkers to speak on race. From Claudia Rankine to Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, Jericho Brown to Carol Anderson, these voices shine a light on the darkest corners of...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Literary Criticism / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.3 x 22.4 x 2.6 cm
Book Weight:0.371 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ward, Jesmyn (Author)
Jesmyn Ward was born in DeLisle, Mississippi in 1977. She became a writer after the death of her brother by a drunk driver. She received a MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan. Her books include the novel Where the Line Bleeds, the memoir Men We Reaped, and the nonfiction work The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race. Salvage the Bones won the National Book Award in Fiction in 2011 and an Alex Award in 2012. Sing, Unburied, Sing won the National Book Award in Fiction in 2017. She taught at University of New Orleans, the University of South Alabama, and Tulane University.

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