For the Confederate Dead
By (author) Teaches in the Department of Sociology Kevin Young
For the Confederate Dead by Teaches in the Department of Sociology Kevin Young
Book DescriptionThe award-winning lively and excellent collection "(Los Angeles Times) "about the South and its legacy, about African-American griefs and passages, from the author of "Jelly Roll "and "Black Maria," a poet who has set himself apart from his peers with his supple, variable, blues-inflected lines "(Publishers Weekly).""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375711411
(227mm x 154mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Alfred A. Knopf
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Teaches in the Department of Sociology Kevin Young
Kevin Young is the author of five previous collections of poetry. His book "Jelly Roll "was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and won the Paterson Poetry Prize. His most recent collection, "For the Confederate Dead," won the 2007 Quill Award for poetry. He has also been the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, and is currently the Atticus Haygood Professor of English and Creative Writing and curator of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University in Atlanta.
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