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Neon vernacular : new and selected poems

Author: Yusef Komunyakaa
Publisher: [Middletown, Conn.] : Wesleyan University Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, [1993] ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An award-winning poet's testimony of the war in Vietnam.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yusef Komunyakaa
ISBN: 0819522082 9780819522085 0819512117 9780819512116
OCLC Number: 27035438
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1994.
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, 1994
Description: x, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: New poems --
from Dedications & other darkhorses --
from Lost in the Bonewheel Factory --
from Copacetic --
from I apologize for the eyes in my head --
from Toys in a field --
from Dien Cai Dau --
from February in Sydney.
Responsibility: Yusef Komunyakaa.

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Komunyakaa s best poems are jazzy and improvisational, razor-sharp pieces that tell us more about our culture than any news broadcast "Bloomsbury Review""

 
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