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Clifton, Lucille 1936-2010

Overview
Works: 245 works in 521 publications in 2 languages and 35,730 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Interviews  Pictorial works  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Signer, Performer, Lyricist
Classifications: PZ8.3.C573, [E]
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Everett Anderson's goodbye by Lucille Clifton( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 2,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everett Anderson has a difficult time coming to terms with his grief after his father dies
The boy who didn't believe in spring by Lucille Clifton( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is "just around the corner."
Blessing the boats : new and selected poems, 1988-2000 by Lucille Clifton( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Winner of the 2000 National Book Award for Poetry, Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 is the culminating achievement of Lucille's Clifton longstanding poetry career. This long-awaited collection by one of the most distinguished poets writing today includes poems written during the past four years as well as generous selections from Lucille Clifton's award-winning collections Next: New Poems, Quilting and The Terrible Stories. Clifton employs brilliantly honed language, stunning images and sharp rhythms to address the whole of human experience. Hers is a poetry that is passionate and wise, not afraid to confront our most salient issues
Everett Anderson's Christmas coming by Lucille Clifton( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates, in verse, the excitement and joy of a young boy anticipating as well as celebrating Christmas in the city
Three wishes by Lucille Clifton( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl finds a good luck penny and makes three wishes on it, she learns that friendship is her most valued possession
The lucky stone by Lucille Clifton( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lucky stone provides good fortune for its various owners
My friend Jacob by Lucille Clifton( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy tells about Jacob, who, though older and mentally slower, helps him a lot and is his very best friend
The book of light by Lucille Clifton( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, Clifton extends her already formidable powers of revelation with these new poems. Her song springs almost spontaneously from her imagination to stitch surreality with concrete imagery drawn from temporal reality, revealing an essential mystery and wisdom from within
Good woman : poems and a memoir, 1969-1980 by Lucille Clifton( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark collection by one of America's major black pets, Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980 includes all of Lucille clifton's four previously published books of extraordinarily vibrat poetry--Good Times, Good News about the Earth, An Ordinary Woman and Two-Headed Woman--as well as her haunting prose memoir, Generations. --BOA Editions
Some of the days of Everett Anderson by Lucille Clifton( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine poems about a boy who likes to play in the rain, is not afraid of the dark, and sometimes feels lonely
Everett Anderson's nine month long by Lucille Clifton( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small boy and his family anticipate the birth of their newest member
Everett Anderson's friend by Lucille Clifton( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having eagerly anticipated the new neighbors, a boy is disappointed to get a whole family of girls
Everett Anderson's year by Lucille Clifton( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles, in verse, the month-to-month activities of seven-year-old Everett Anderson throughout the seasons of the year
The terrible stories : poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucille Clifton is one of the most distinguished American poets writing today. In The Terrible Stories, her tenth collection of verse, Clifton covers new terrain - cancer and mastectomy, the life of King David, encounters with a vixen fox who is both shaman and muse. Brilliantly honed language, stunning images and sharp rhythms addresses the whole of human experience: birth, death, children, family, sexuality and spirituality, and community in antebellum and contemporary American culture. Hers is a poetry passionate and wise, not afraid to rage or whisper
Everett Anderson's 1 2 3 by Lucille Clifton( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right
The times they used to be by Lucille Clifton( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black girl relates the adventures of the summer her Uncle Sunny died and her best friend broke out in sin because she wasn't saved
Quilting : poems, 1987-1990 by Lucille Clifton( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by the author divided into sections: Log Cabin; Catalpa Flower; Eight-pointed Star; Tree of Life; Prayer
Next : new poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mercy : poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Poets Continuum series. In her 12th book of poetry, a National Book Award winner speaks to the tenuous relationship between mothers and daughters, the debilitating power of cancer, and much more
Amifika by Lucille Clifton( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearful that his father won't remember him after being away in the army, little Amifika looks for a place to hide
 
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Blessing the boats : new and selected poems, 1988-2000
Alternative Names
Lucille Clifton Amerikaans auteur

Lucille Clifton amerikansk poet

Lucille Clifton US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Hochschullehrerin

Sayles, Lucille 1936-2010

Sayles, Thelam Lucille 1936-2010

Sayles, Thelma Lucille 1936-2010

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Languages
English (202)

Spanish (11)

Covers
The boy who didn't believe in springBlessing the boats : new and selected poems, 1988-2000Everett Anderson's Christmas comingThree wishesThe lucky stoneThe book of lightGood woman : poems and a memoir, 1969-1980Some of the days of Everett Anderson