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Rainbow Remnants in Rock Bottom Ghetto Sky (National Poetry Series Books)

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A 1991 National Poetry Series selection. "One of the year's most powerful books of any genre...A joyful discovery, [it] contains poems that present the black American experience with heightened intensity...[with] language at once immediate and transcendent..."—Grace Shulman, The Nation

About the Author

Thylias Moss is the author of seven volumes of poetry, a memoir, and a book for children. A 1996 MacArthur Fellow, she is also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writer's Award, and the Witter Brynner Prize. She teaches at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892551576
Selected:
Simic, Charles
Publisher:
Persea Books
Selected by:
Simic, Charles
Selected:
Simic, Charles
Author:
Moss, Thylias
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Poetry.
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
National Poetry Series Books Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
71
Dimensions:
9.02x6.05x.28 in. .28 lbs.

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