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American dreams

Author: Sapphire
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poetry and prose pieces captures an angry teenager who goes "wilding" in Central Park, a young African American girl gunned down by a Korean storeowner, a sexually abused child, and the power of art to bear witness and heal its creators.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sapphire, 1950-
American dreams.
New York : Vintage Books, 1996
(OCoLC)645887712
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sapphire
ISBN: 0679767991 9780679767992
OCLC Number: 33440700
Notes: Originally published: New York : High Risk Books/Serpent's Tail, 1994.
Description: 177 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Are you ready to rock? --
American dreams --
Mickey Mouse was a Scorpio --
In my father's house --
Boys love baseball (or a quarter buys a lot in 1952) --
Reflections from glass breaking --
Rabbit manb --
Trilogy: one, two, three --
A new day for Willa Mae --
Eat --
Arisa --
Violet '86 --
AUTOPSY REPORT 86-13504 --
Where Jimi is --
There's a window --
Poem for Jennifer, Marla, Tawana & me --
Human torso gives birth --
Questions for the heart of darkness --
California dreamin' --
1989/Gorilla in the midst #1 --
1965/Gorilla in the midst #2 --
1965 cont./Gorilla in the midst #3 --
The '70s/Gorilla in the midst #4 --
The '70s cont./Gorilla in the midst #5 --
1989 cont./Gorilla in the midst #6 --
Wild thing --
Strange juice (or the murder of Latasha Harlins) --
Breaking karma #1 (or in the kaleidoscope with the rabbit's bride) --
Breaking karma (or the hole of the kaleidoscope grows dark) --
Breaking karma #3 --
Breaking karma #4 --
One day --
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A collection of poetry and prose pieces captures an angry teenager who goes "wilding" in Central Park, a young African American girl gunned down by a Korean storeowner, a sexually abused child, and the power of art to bear witness and heal its creators.

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