A Poet's Childhood
By (author) June Jordan
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Soldier by June Jordan
Book DescriptionThis is a memoir of the author's childhood in America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465036820
(210mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Basic Civitas Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author June Jordan
Some of Us Did Not Die, Paperback (February 2003)
A posthumous collection of the essays of June Jordan, noted for its "love of language" and "expression of social identity" (Reamy Jansen, San Francisco Chronicle)
June Jordan's Poetry for the People, Paperback (October 1995)
This text provides a guide for teachers and poets on how to inspire young people to become practising poets. Part One focuses on Jordan's classroom and workshop methods for teaching poets whilst Part Two features interviews with contemporary poets who discuss their influences.
Civil Wars, Paperback (September 1995)» View all books by June Jordan
From renowned poet and activist June Jordan comes the reissue of her classic collection of essays about love, power, violence, and the condition of race relations in America. "A major and indispensable reading experience."--Alice Walker.
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Author Biography - June Jordan
June Jordan was Professor of African American Studies at U.C. Berkeley and was born in New York City in 1936. Her books of poetry include Haruko / Love Poems and Naming Our Destiny: New and Selected Poems. She was also the author of five children's books, a novel, three plays, and five volumes of political essays, the most recent of which was Affirmative Acts. For more than ten years, she wrote a regular political column for The Progressive magazine. Her honors included a National Book Award nomination, a Rockefeller Foundation grant, and a National Association of Black Journalists Award. June Jordan died in Berkeley, California on June 14, 2002.
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