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Life According to Motown

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In the 1960s, the live of black children were shaped by the glittery specter of Motown--a world of furious flash, undeniable glamour, and impossible romantic ideals. Some discovered the truth before it was too late. Others still drape their blues in the silken sounds, swirling in dimly-lit rooms in an endless, blinding slow dance.

Patricia Smith, born and raised on Chicago's West Side, grew and thrived on the bright promise of Motown. Life According to Motown, the new collection by the five-time champion of Chicago's famous Uptown Poetry Slam, recounts in vivid imagery the lessons taught by and learned from Motown, as well as a thrilling collection of new works.

About the Author

Patricia Smith was born and raised on Chicago's West Side.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780962428722
Author:
Smith, Patricia
Publisher:
Ti Chih Ch'u Pan She
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Soul music
Subject:
Motown
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Poetry.
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
55
Publication Date:
19910131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
76
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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