Homegirls and Handgrenades

Homegirls and Handgrenades

by Sonia Sanchez

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Overview

“Only a poet with an innocent heart can exorcise so much pain with so much beauty.”—Isabel Allende

A reprint of Sonia Sanchez’s award-winning collection, which contains some of her seminal work. Winner of the American Book Award.

Sonia Sanchez is a poet, activist, and scholar and one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement. She is the author of sixteen books and lives in Philadelphia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935210795
Publisher: White Pine Press
Publication date: 07/14/2015
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 449,036
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sonia Sanchez is a poet, activist, and scholar. She was the Laura Carnell Professor of English and Women's Studies at Temple University until her retirement and is one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement. She is the author of thirteen books.

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Margaret Walker

This book is another expression of the continuing creativity of Sonia Sanchez. Some pieces are plaintive and poignant, others are tough and militant, but all are significant, brilliant and original. Here again is another example of Black speech, a vernacular familiar to all who know and love this author's previous work.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book had renewed my interest in poetry. Some favorites were 'Blues', 'After Saturday Nite Comes Sunday', 'Just Don't Never Give Up on Love', and others. Sonia is a beautiful woman...