Big Towns, Big Talk

Big Towns, Big Talk

by Patricia Smith

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Big Towns, Big Talk by Patricia Smith

Life According to Motown, Patricia Smith's first book, told of the glittery deceptions of the Motown era and the difficulties of growing up under their sway. Big Towns, Big Talk takes a look at what happens after you've grown up.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780944072240
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Publication date: 09/16/2002
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Patricia Smith is the author of six books of poetry, including Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah, winner of the 2013 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets and the 2014 Rebekah Bobbitt Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress; Blood Dazzler, a finalist for the National Book Award, and Teahouse of the Almighty, a National Poetry Series selection. Her work has appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, Tin House, and in Best American Poetry, Best American Essays and Best American Mystery Stories. A 2014 Guggenheim fellow, Patricia is also a professor at the College of Staten Island and an instructor in the MFA program at Sierra Nevada College.

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