Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete

Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete

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by Alice Walker
     
 

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Walker’s complete poems, including new and previously unpublished verse, collected for the first time-with author’s notes that provide historical perspective on spiritual and political issues of the last three decades.
 
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 9-10, Poetry)

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Walker’s complete poems, including new and previously unpublished verse, collected for the first time-with author’s notes that provide historical perspective on spiritual and political issues of the last three decades.
 
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 9-10, Poetry)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156028615
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/05/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
557,787
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 1.21(d)

Meet the Author

ALICE WALKER is an internationally celebrated writer, poet, and activist whose books include seven novels, four collections of short stories, four children’s books, and volumes of essays and poetry. She won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1983 and the National Book Award.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Mendocino, California
Date of Birth:
February 9, 1944
Place of Birth:
Eatonton, Georgia
Education:
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College, 1965; attended Spelman College, 1961-63

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Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Alice Walker is the most amazing author i have ever read. She has the ability to connect with her audience and leave them with a feeling of extraordinary self-worth after. This collection of poems is the epitome of her work, and fully expresses every emotion professed in her other works. Anyone who says she is not all she is cracked up to be is obviously not priviledged enough to enjoy the satisfaction one gets from reading such astounding work.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This collection of Walker's poetry is both a tribute and a triumph to women. Within the pages of this book Walker expertly tackles the most difficut of subjects (abortion, death, sexuality) with a beauty and grace that only she can bring. This is a must read for any woman who has ever felt as if her feeling don't count. Once you read this book you'll never look at the word around you the same way. Walker's style and excellence will linger in you mind and leave you wanting more.