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Thieves of Paradise / Edition 1
     

Thieves of Paradise / Edition 1

by Yusef Komunyakaa
 

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ISBN-10: 0819564222

ISBN-13: 2900819564220

Pub. Date: 03/13/1998

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Pulitzer Prize-winner Yusef Komunyakaa delivers a powerful meditation on American, and particularly African-American, life in the wake of Vietnam. In poems overflowing with language, memories of childhood are tinged with memories of war. Drawing on multiple traditions, Komunyakaa's poetry is potent, live, and, like the strains of jazz running through it, an erudite

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Yusef Komunyakaa delivers a powerful meditation on American, and particularly African-American, life in the wake of Vietnam. In poems overflowing with language, memories of childhood are tinged with memories of war. Drawing on multiple traditions, Komunyakaa's poetry is potent, live, and, like the strains of jazz running through it, an erudite and soulful music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900819564220
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
03/13/1998
Series:
Wesleyan Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136

Table of Contents

Way Stattion
Tropic of Capricorn
Quatrains for Ishi
The Glass Ark
Debriefing Ghosts
Testimony
The Blue Hour

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