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For the Confederate Dead

For the Confederate Dead( )
Author: Young, Kevin
ISBN:978-0-307-26435-0
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In this passionate new collection, Kevin Young takes up a range of African American griefs and passages. He opens with the beautiful "Elegy for Miss Brooks," invoking Gwendolyn Brooks, who died in 2000, and who makes a perfect muse for the volume: "What the devil / are we without you?" he asks. "I tuck your voice, laced / tight, in these brown shoes." In that spirit of intimate community, Young gives us a saucy ballad of Jim Crow, a poem about Lionel Hampton's last concert in Paris, an...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.15 x 8.9 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.85 Pounds



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