The body's question / Tracy K. Smith ; selected and introduced by Kevin Young.

The body's question by Tracy K. Smith received the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African-American poet, selected by Kevin Young. Confronting loss, historical intersections with race and family, and the threshold between childhood and adulthood, Smith gathers courage...

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Main Author: Smith, Tracy K.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf Press, ©2003.
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Summary:The body's question by Tracy K. Smith received the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African-American poet, selected by Kevin Young. Confronting loss, historical intersections with race and family, and the threshold between childhood and adulthood, Smith gathers courage and direction from the many disparate selves encountered in these poems, until, as she writes, "I was anyone I wanted to be."
Item Description:Poems.
Physical Description:xiv, 85 pages ; 23 cm
Awards:Cave Canem Poetry Prize, 2002
ISBN:1555973914
9781555973919