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Description - Blue Front by Martha Collins

Martha Collins patches together an arresting and sometimes conflicting array of evidence - newspaper articles, census data, legal history, her father's own eyewitness account - to describe the brutal, frenzied lynching of two men: one of them black, one white and both left to the merciless violence of the spectators. The resulting work, fragmented and hallucinatory, is a bold and honest investigation into hate, mob mentality, culpability and what it means to be white in a country still haunted by its grimly racist history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781555974497
ISBN-10: 155597449X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 88
Imprint: Graywolf Press,U.S.
Publisher: Graywolf Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 30-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Martha Collins

Martha Collins is the author of four previous poetry collections, including Some Things Words Can Do, and co-translator of two volumes of poetry from the Vietnamese. She teaches at Oberlin College and lives in Oberlin, Ohio, and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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