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Appalachian elegy : poetry and place

Author: bell hooks
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2012.
Series: Kentucky voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
A collection of poems centered around life in Appalachia addresses topics ranging from the marginalization of the region's people to the environmental degradation it has endured throughout history.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: bell hooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: bell hooks
ISBN: 9780813136691 0813136695 9780813136707 0813136709 9780813140766 0813140765
OCLC Number: 788281947
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award for Poetry, 2013.
Description: 79 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Kentucky voices.
Responsibility: bell hooks.


Author, activist, feminist, teacher, and artist bell hooks is celebrated as one of the nation's leading intellectuals. Born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, hooks drew her unique pseudonym from the name of  Read more...
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"In these meditations -- bold, significant and large -- [hooks] lifts us into a world where the land shapes feeling and wounds us into the compressed grace of an appreciation for that land's history. Read more...

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