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Good night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning : poems

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984, ©1979.
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The status of black American women is explored in this collection of nonfiction writings. Writing these, Walker says, "led me eventually into a larger understanding of the psyche, and of the world." What finally marks this volume is the strong sense of change and, ultimately, of forgiveness as a part of growth. In her powerful third collection, Alice Walker writes vivid, beautiful poems of breakdown and spiritual  Read more...
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Walker, Alice, 1944-
Good night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984, ©1979
(OCoLC)755227442
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 0156364670 9780156364676
OCLC Number: 10751348
Notes: Originally published: New York : Dial Press, 1979.
"A Harvest/HBJ book."
Description: vi, 53 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Did this happen to your mother? Did your sister throw up a lot? --
More love to his life. --
Gift. --
Never offer your heart to someone who eats hearts. --
Threatened. --
My husband says. --
Confession. --
The instant of our parting. --
He said: --
The last time. --
After the shrink. --
At first. --
Janie Crawford. --
Moody. --
Now that the book is finished. --
Having eaten two pillows. --
Light baggage. --
On stripping bark from myself. --
Early losses: a requiem. --
In Uganda an early king. --
Forgive me if my praises. --
The abduction of saints. --
Malcolm. --
(In answer to your silly question). --
Streaking (a phenomeonon following the sixties). --
"'Women of color' have rarely had the opportunity to write about their love affairs" --
Facing the way. --
Talking to my grandmother who died poor (while hearing Richard Nixon declare "I am not a crook.") --
January 10, 1973. --
Your soul shines. --
Forgiveness. --
Even as I hold you. --
"Good night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning."
Responsibility: by Alice Walker.
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The status of black American women is explored in this collection of nonfiction writings. Writing these, Walker says, "led me eventually into a larger understanding of the psyche, and of the world." What finally marks this volume is the strong sense of change and, ultimately, of forgiveness as a part of growth. In her powerful third collection, Alice Walker writes vivid, beautiful poems of breakdown and spiritual disarray.

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