Synopses & Reviews
Collected here are poems from Ai's previous five books--, and --along with seventeen new poems. Employing her trademark ferocity, these new dramatic monologues continue to mine this award-winning poet's "often brilliant" () vision.
Winner of the 1999 National Book Award for Poetry.
About the Author
Ai (1947-2010) is the winner of a Lamont Poetry Award and an American Book Award, and author of several poetry books, including Cruelty, Killing Floor, Sin, Fate, Greed, Vice, Dread, and No Surrender. She lived in Stillwater, Oklahoma.