RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 123444197 LA English T1 Dark reflections A1 Delany, Samuel R., PB Carroll & Graf Publishers ; Distributed by Publishers Group West PP New York; [Berkeley, Calif.] YR 2007 SN 9780786719471 0786719478 AB Arnold Hawley, a gay, African-American poet, has lived in NYC for most of his life. Dark Reflections traces Hawley's life in three sections--in reverse order. Part one: Hawley, at 50 years old, wins the an award for his sixth book of poems. Part two explores Hawley's unhappy marriage, while the final section recalls his college days. Dark Reflections, moving back and forth in time, creates a meditation on social attitudes, loneliness, and life's triumphs.