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Does Your House Have Lions? (Bluestreak)by Sonia Sanchez
Synopses & Reviews
In a collection of poems that "mirrors her brother's struggle against the confines of society" ("Publishers Weekly"), African-American poet Sonia Sanchez "transforms a black and anguished migration of the oppressed--her own brother's AIDS-wracked body--into a ritual of memory, forgiveness, and song" (Howard Baker, Jr.).
Nominated for the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry
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An epic poem on kin estranged, the death of a brother from AIDS, and the possibility of reconciliation and love in the face of loss.
About the Author
'Sonia Sanchez poet, activist, scholar is Laura Carnell Professor of English and Women\'s Studies at Temple University and one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement. She is author of many books, including Wounded in the House of a Friend and Does Your House Have Lions?, and a nominee for the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award. She lives in Philadelphia.'
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