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Affrilachia Poems by Frank X Walker

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ISBN-10: 0967542405

ISBN-13: 9780967542409

Edition: 2000

Authors: Frank X. Walker, Nyoka Hawkins, Nyoka Hawkins

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Affrilachia is the groundbreaking book of poems by African-American Kentucky poet Frank X Walker. Walker created the word "Affrilachia," which is now in the Oxford American Dictionary, to help make visible the experience of African-Americans living in rural areas like Appalachia. The book is a high-quality, smyth-sewn paperbook, printed on 70-lb vellum, with a tritone photograph of Walkers family on the cover. Kentucky author Gurney Norman writes: "The poems in Affrilachia are funny and sad, tragic and hopeful, angry and determined, and as filled with generosity and love as poetry by any American writer in a generation. This book is powerful and beautiful. It is honest and true." Poet Nikky…    
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Book details

List price: $14.50
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 7/28/2020
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Clifton Ip. 3
Wishbonep. 7
Statues of Libertyp. 10
Matriarchp. 13
Cease Firep. 15
Rock Starp. 17
Crooked Afrop. 19
Hummingbirdp. 22
Death by Basketballp. 24
Neapolitanp. 27
Cp Timep. 29
Lil' Kingsp. 32
Sweet Bp. 35
Violins or Violen...Cep. 37
Taking the Staresp. 43
Million Man Marchp. 46
The Harvestp. 48
Dogonp. 51
Healerp. 53
Fireproofp. 56
Amazin' Gracep. 59
A Wakep. 62
Red-Handedp. 65
Poetry Momentsp. 68
Diamond Seedp. 70
In Hell Exhalep. 72
Mermaidp. 74
Stop Looking and Listenp. 76
My Boy D'p. 79
Nikkip. 81
Ed Worksp. 82
Jibarosp. 84
Sara Yevop. 87
Indianap. 90
Affrilachiap. 92
Breakfast in Hazardp. 94
Kentuckep. 95
Clifton Hp. 98
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