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The collected poems of Ai

Author: Ai
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Ai is a truthteller picking her way through the burning rocks of racial and sexual lies. Joy Harjo"

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ai
ISBN: 9780393074901 0393074900
OCLC Number: 821559896
Notes: All eight books by this American poet have been gathered in one volume.
Includes index.
Description: 464 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Cruelty : Twenty-Year Marriage --
Abortion --
The Country Midwife: A Day --
The Unexpected --
But What I'm Trying to Say Mother Is --
The Estranged --
Cruelty --
The Tenant Farmer --
Starvation --
Prostitute --
Possessions --
Why Can't I Leave You? --
I Have Got to Stop Loving You --
Young Farm Woman Alone --
Recapture --
Woman to Man --
The Anniversary --
1931 --
Tired Old Whore --
Forty-Three-Year-Old Woman, Masturbating --
Old Woman, Young Man --
One Man Down --
After a Long Time --
Hangman --
The Sweet --
The Color Thief --
The Corpse Hauler's Elegy --
The Hitchhiker --
The Root Eater --
The Widow --
The Deserter --
Cuba --
Sunday --
Indecision --
The Cripple --
The Suicide --
Disregard --
Child Beater --
The Dwarf --
Warrior --
Woman --
The Rivals --
Everything: Eloy, Arizona, 1956 --
Before You Leave --
New Crops for a Free Man. Killing Floor : Killing Floor --
Nothing But Color --
Lesson, Lesson --
Jericho --
The Mortician's Twelve-Year-Old Son --
The German Army, Russia, 1943 --
Talking to His Reflection in a Shallow Pond --
29 (A Dream in Two Parts) --
She Didn't Even Wave --
Ice --
The Ravine --
Guadalajara Cemetery --
Guadalajara Hospital --
The Kid --
Almost Grown --
The Expectant Father --
Sleep Like a Hammer --
Father and Son --
I Can't Get Started --
He Kept on Burning --
The Woman Who Knew Too Much --
The Singers --
Pentecost --
The Gilded Man. Sin : Two Brothers --
Blue Suede Shoes --
The Prisoner --
Conversation --
More --
The Émigré --
The Man with the Saxophone --
The Good Shepherd: Atlanta, 1981 --
Salome --
The Mother's Tale --
Saint Anne's Reel --
The Death of Francisco Pizarro --
The Priest's Confession --
Kristallnacht --
Immortality --
Elegy --
They Shall Not Pass --
The Testimony of J. Robert Oppenheimer --
The Detective --
The Journalist. Fate : Go --
Lyndon Libre --
Jimmy Hoffa's Odyssey --
Boys and Girls, Lenny Bruce, or Back from the Dead --
General George Armstrong Custer: My Life in the Theater --
Interview with a Policeman --
James Dean --
The Resurrection of Elvis Presley --
Last Seen --
Eve's Story --
Reunions with a Ghost --
Capture --
Fate --
Evidence: From a Reporter's Notebook --
The Shadowboxer --
The Cockfighter's Daughter. Greed : Riot Act, April 29, 1992 --
Self Defense --
Endangered Species --
Hoover, Edgar J. --
Hoover Trismegistus --
Jack Ruby on Ice --
Oswald Incognito & Astral Travels --
Party Line --
Miracle in Manila --
Knockout --
Finished --
Respect, 1967 --
Family Portrait --
Life Story --
The Ice Cream Man --
Archangel --
Lust, Love, and Loss --
Reconciliation --
Penis Envy --
Greed. Vice : Rapture --
False Witness --
Sleeping Beauty --
Charisma --
The Antihero --
Rwanda --
Stalking Memory --
The Paparazzi --
Afterschool Lessons from a Hitman --
Chance --
Knock, Knock --
Blood in the Water --
Back in the World --
Flashback --
Momento Mori --
Visitation --
Star Vehicle (My Senior Year in High School) --
Passing Through. Dread : Dread --
Delusion --
Fairy Tale --
Relativity --
Family --
The Saga of Charlie Smith --
Disgrace --
Greetings Friend --
Grandfather Says --
The Secret --
Intercourse --
True Love --
Rude Awakening --
Gender/Bender --
Fifty-three --
Passage --
Lullaby --
The Broker --
The Calling --
The White Homegirl --
The Greenwood Cycle --
The Psychic Detective: Identity --
The Psychic Detective: Fantasy --
the Psychic Detective: Divinity --
The Psychic Detective: Destiny --
The Psychic Detective: Infinity. No Surrender : Motherhood --
The Inheritance --
Discipline --
Sisterhood --
Womanhood --
Widowhood --
Libbie --
Brotherhood --
Manhood --
Fatherhood --
Finnegan Awake --
A Cigar Is ... Oh, Nevermind --
I'm the Only One Here --
The Strange Journey of Ulysses Paradeece After a Hurricane --
Violation --
Booth --
The Hunt --
White Man --
Baby Florence, a.k.a. Coming Through Fire --
"Elizabeth Taylor Has Chubby Fingers, You Know" --
Deathbed Scenes --
The Cancer Chronicles --
Index.
Other Titles: Poems
Responsibility: introduction by Yusef Komunyakaa.
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