For the Confederate Dead by Teaches in the Department of Sociology Kevin Young
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For the Confederate Dead
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For the Confederate Dead


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For the Confederate Dead by Teaches in the Department of Sociology Kevin Young

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The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780375711411
ISBN-10: 0375711414
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 154mm x 14mm)
Pages: 156
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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