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Letters to America: Contemporary American Poetry on Race
by Jim Daniels

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    Format: Paperback
    Classification: Poetry
    Page Count: 232
    ISBN13: 9780814325421
    Imprint: Wayne State University Press
    Publisher: Wayne State University Press
    Parent Company: Wayne State University

    Book Description:
    Letters to America features the work of poets who have had the courage to write about race with honesty and passion. Speakign from the experience of Black, Native American, Asian, Arabic, Indian, Hispanic, and white culture, their diverse voices unite in a dialogue of poems which acknowledge and celebrate our differences while exploring America’s shameful history of racial intolerance. The poets in this anthology include Gwendolyn Brooks, Charles Bukowski, Joy Harjo, Langstong Hughes, Sharon Olds, James Wright, Etheridge Knight, Gary Soto, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Audre Lorde, David Ignatwo, and others.

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