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Author: Natasha D Trethewey
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
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A compilation of poetry addresses the complex history of the American South, offering a lyrical tribute to the Native Guard, one of the first black regiments in service during the Civil War and paying tribute to the author's mother and her illegal interracial marriage.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966-
Native guard.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006
(OCoLC)607721626
Online version:
Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966-
Native guard.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006
(OCoLC)608746475
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Natasha D Trethewey
ISBN: 9780618604630 0618604634 9780547055480 054705548X
OCLC Number: 59279892
Awards: Lillian Smith Book Award, 2007.
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 2007.
Description: 51 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Theories of time and space --
The southern crescent --
Genus narcissus --
Graveyard blues --
What the body can say --
Photograph: ice storm 1971 --
What is evidence --
Letter --
After your death --
Myth --
At dusk --
Pilgrimage --
Scenes from a documentary history of Mississippi --
King Cotton, 1907 --
Glyph, Aberdeen 1913 --
Flood --
You are late --
Native guard --
Again, the fields --
Pastoral --
Miscegenation --
My mother dreams another country --
Southern history --
Blond --
Southern Gothic --
Incident --
Providence --
Monument --
Elegy for the native guards --
South.
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A compilation of poetry addresses the complex history of the American South, offering a lyrical tribute to the Native Guard, one of the first black regiments in service during the Civil War and paying tribute to the author's mother and her illegal interracial marriage.

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