Dirt Road Home / Edition 1

Dirt Road Home / Edition 1

by Cheryl Savageau
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1880684306

ISBN-13: 9781880684306

Pub. Date: 07/28/1995

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Cheryl Savageau writes of poverty, mixed ancestry, nature, and family in poems that are simultaneously tough and tender, and salted with a rich folk humor from her Abenaki and French Canadian ancestry.

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Cheryl Savageau writes of poverty, mixed ancestry, nature, and family in poems that are simultaneously tough and tender, and salted with a rich folk humor from her Abenaki and French Canadian ancestry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781880684306
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
78
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Joseph Bruchac
Henri Toussaints
Grandmother
Trees
Looking For Indians
Ol' Crazy Baker
At the Fireworks
Gifts
Just His Eyes
What the Boy Said
At the A & W
Thorns
Harsh Words
Glissandos
French Girls Are Fast
Card Shark
Barbie
Like a Good Joke: Grandma At Ninety
Leah
First Grade—Standing In the Hall
Hanging Clothes In the Sun
At Fifteen, Louise Kills Chickens
Logic Problem
Department of Labor Haiku
Why They Do It
Bride
Infant of Prague
Crêche
The Sound of My Mother Singing
What I Save
Equinox: The Goldfinch
Trickery: A May Poem
Summer Solstice
Bones—A City Poem
Blessings
The Sweet and Vinegary Taste
Too'kay
After Hours
Comes Down Like Milk
Night 
Menora
Mother Night: Full Moon Past Solstice
Genealogy
Roseanna
After Listening to a Reading of Romantic Poems About Columbus: One More Thought
Survival
Medicine Woman
To Human Skin
At the Pow Wow
Like the Trails of Ndakinna
All Night She Dreams

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