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Winner of the American Book Award, Homegirls and Handgrenades is strong, heroic, and deeply moving. The poems, ranging from haiku to fairly traditional free verse to longish story-like poems, are devastating. They speak of drugs and loyalty, politics and love, in a way that few books do. Read this marvelous book; cherish it. Make it a part of you. It's that kind of book.
Recommended by Chris Faatz, Powells.com

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Publisher Comments:

A reprint of Sonia Sanchez's award-winning collection, which contains some of her seminal work. Winner of the American Book Award.

Review:

"Only a poet with an innocent heart can exorcise so much pain with so much beauty." Isabel Allende

Synopsis:

"Sonia Sanchez is a lion in literature's forest."-Maya Angelou

Synopsis:

“Only a poet with an innocent heart can exorcise so much pain with so much beauty.”—Isabel Allende

A reprint of Sonia Sanchez’s award-winning collection, which contains some of her seminal work. Winner of the American Book Award.

Sonia Sanchez is a poet, activist, and scholar and one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement. She is the author of sixteen books and lives in Philadelphia.

About the Author

Sonia Sanchez is a poet, activist, and scholar and one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement. She is the author of sixteen books and lives in Philadelphia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781893996809
Publisher:
White Pine Press (NY)
Subject:
General
Author:
Sanchez, Sonia
Subject:
American - Hispanic American
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in 5 oz

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » American » African American
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » American » Hispanic American
History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Metaphysics » General

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Product details 96 pages White Pine Press (NY) - English 9781893996809 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Winner of the American Book Award, Homegirls and Handgrenades is strong, heroic, and deeply moving. The poems, ranging from haiku to fairly traditional free verse to longish story-like poems, are devastating. They speak of drugs and loyalty, politics and love, in a way that few books do. Read this marvelous book; cherish it. Make it a part of you. It's that kind of book.

"Review" by , "Only a poet with an innocent heart can exorcise so much pain with so much beauty."
"Synopsis" by ,
"Sonia Sanchez is a lion in literature's forest."-Maya Angelou
"Synopsis" by ,

“Only a poet with an innocent heart can exorcise so much pain with so much beauty.”—Isabel Allende

A reprint of Sonia Sanchez’s award-winning collection, which contains some of her seminal work. Winner of the American Book Award.

Sonia Sanchez is a poet, activist, and scholar and one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement. She is the author of sixteen books and lives in Philadelphia.

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