Blood Ties and Brown Liquor
By (author) Sean Hill
Normal Price: $38.36
Your Price: $34.52 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.84! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.73 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Blood Ties and Brown Liquor by Sean Hill
Book DescriptionSean Hill's debut collection, imaginative in the characters it invents and in the formal literary traditions it juxtaposes, is nevertheless firmly rooted in Hill's hometown of Milledgeville, Georgia, which he transforms into a poetic landscape that can accommodate the scope of his vision of collective and personal history. The poems create a call and response across six generations of family of the fictional Silas Wright, a black man born in 1907. As Hill takes on the voices and experiences of diverse characters in or connected to the Wright family, these individual glimpses add up to an intimate portrait of Milledgeville's black community across two centuries as it responds to stirring events both public and private.From a slave woman's scratchy hay-stuffed mattress to a black insurance agent's sinister patter, from sweet honey to the searing heat of brickyard kilns, the poems make vivid the sensuous details of quotidian lives punctuated by love and violence. From pantoum to haiku, from high-toned lyricism to low-down blues, Hill uses language in all its many incarnations to speak deeply about both southern identity and African American community.
Buy Blood Ties and Brown Liquor book by Sean Hill from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780820330938
(216mm x 140mm x 6mm)
Imprint: University of Georgia Press
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sean Hill
Grimm Fairy Tales, Paperback (April 2015)View all books by Sean Hill
When Colby's boyfriend convinces her to spend spring break at the site of her Timucua ancestors, their lives begin to unravel. Colby struggles to unravel the secrets of lives past. The truth that connects Colby to the Shaman is the only force that can save her, but will her salvation lead to the tribe's final demise?
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Blood Ties and Brown Liquor book by Sean Hill and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Sean Hill
Sean Hill's awards include fellowships from Cave Canem, the MacDowell Colony, the University of Wisconsin, and a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University. His poems have appeared in "Callaloo," "Ploughshares," "DIAGRAM," "Tin House," and numerous journals, and in several anthologies including "Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry." He lives in Bemidji, Minnesota. More information can be found at www.seanhillpoetry.com.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.