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The Fire This Time

A New Generation Speaks about Race

The Fire This Time( )
Author: Ward, Jesmyn
ISBN:978-1-5011-2635-2
Publication Date:Jun 2017
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

A surprise New York Times bestseller, these groundbreaking essays and poems about race--collected by National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward and written by the most important voices of her generation--are "thoughtful, searing, and at times, hopeful. The Fire This Time is vivid proof that words are important, because of their power to both cleanse and to clarify" (USA TODAY). In this bestselling, widely lauded collection, Jesmyn Ward gathers our most...
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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):5.5 x 8.375 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.435 Pounds
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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