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Blessing the boats : new and selected poems, 1988-2000

Author: Lucille Clifton
Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, 2000.
Series: American poets continuum series, v. 60.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010.
Blessing the boats.
Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, 2000
(OCoLC)606305692
Online version:
Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010.
Blessing the boats.
Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, 2000
(OCoLC)606384037
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucille Clifton
ISBN: 188023887X 9781880238875 1880238888 9781880238882
OCLC Number: 43959415
Awards: National Book Award, Poetry, 2000
Description: 132 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: New poems (2000) --
from Next (1988) --
from Quilting (1991) --
from The book of light (1993) --
from The terrible stories (1996).
Series Title: American poets continuum series, v. 60.
Responsibility: by Lucille Clifton.

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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.

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