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Walking back up Depot Street : poems

Author: Minnie Bruce Pratt
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1999.
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poetry that is both the story of the segregated rural south and the story of a white woman who is leaving that home for the postindustrial north.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pratt, Minnie Bruce.
Walking back up Depot Street.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607204832
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Minnie Bruce Pratt
ISBN: 0822940965 9780822940968 0822956950 9780822956952
OCLC Number: 40668047
Awards: ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award Winner, 1999
Description: 116 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Shades --
Central prison --
Bust of Martha Mitchell to be unveiled --
Swingblade --
Painting her fingernails red --
Button --
Red string --
The blue cup --
A cold not the opposite of life --
Out of season --
Strange flesh --
The white star --
The A & P --
The possum eats out of the graveyard --
On the silver coast --
What the cat knows --
At deep midnight --
The road to Selma --
Second sight --
The gate --
The petrified woman --
The subway entrance --
Bone day --
Snake eyes --
The shrine --
Fighting fire --
The ferry --
The great migration --
Trash --
Eating clay --
The remnant shop --
Cost and use --
The other side.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Minnie Bruce Pratt.

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In Pratt's fourth collection of poetry, the reader travels to a land they have lived in, but never seen. It is the tale of the segregated rural South, and the story of a woman named Beatrice who is  Read more...

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Minnie Bruce Pratt's poems engage the tangled skeins of race, sexuality, and class in a context of historical struggle, demonstrating that these tangles and knots cannot be thinned out and seperated. Read more...

 
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