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Clifton, Lucille 1936-2010

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Works: 246 works in 500 publications in 1 language and 34,904 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Interviews  Pictorial works 
Roles: Interviewee, Signer, Performer, Lyricist
Classifications: PZ8.3.C573, [E]
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Everett Anderson's goodbye by Lucille Clifton( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 2,349 libraries worldwide
Everett Anderson has a difficult time coming to terms with his grief after his father dies
Blessing the boats : new and selected poems, 1988-2000 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,482 libraries worldwide
Overview: Winner of the 2000 National Book Award for Poetry, Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 is the culminating achievement of Lucille's Clifton longstanding poetry career. This long-awaited collection by one of the most distinguished poets writing today includes poems written during the past four years as well as generous selections from Lucille Clifton's award-winning collections Next: New Poems, Quilting and The Terrible Stories. Clifton employs brilliantly honed language, stunning images and sharp rhythms to address the whole of human experience. Hers is a poetry that is passionate and wise, not afraid to confront our most salient issues
The boy who didn't believe in spring by Lucille Clifton( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is "just around the corner."
Three wishes by Lucille Clifton( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
When a young girl finds a good luck penny and makes three wishes on it, she learns that friendship is her most valued possession
The lucky stone by Lucille Clifton( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
A lucky stone provides good fortune for its various owners
My friend Jacob by Lucille Clifton( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 990 libraries worldwide
A young boy tells about Jacob, who, though older and mentally slower, helps him a lot and is his very best friend
The book of light by Lucille Clifton( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 946 libraries worldwide
Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, Clifton extends her already formidable powers of revelation with these new poems. Her song springs almost spontaneously from her imagination to stitch surreality with concrete imagery drawn from temporal reality, revealing an essential mystery and wisdom from within
Good woman : poems and a memoir, 1969-1980 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 891 libraries worldwide
A landmark collection by one of America's major black pets, Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980 includes all of Lucille clifton's four previously published books of extraordinarily vibrat poetry--Good Times, Good News about the Earth, An Ordinary Woman and Two-Headed Woman--as well as her haunting prose memoir, Generations. --BOA Editions
Everett Anderson's nine month long by Lucille Clifton( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
A small boy and his family anticipate the birth of their newest member
Some of the days of Everett Anderson by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Nine poems about a boy who likes to play in the rain, is not afraid of the dark, and sometimes feels lonely
Everett Anderson's friend by Lucille Clifton( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Having eagerly anticipated the new neighbors, a boy is disappointed to get a whole family of girls
Everett Anderson's Christmas coming by Lucille Clifton( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Relates, in verse, the excitement and joy of a young boy anticipating as well as celebrating Christmas in the city
Everett Anderson's year by Lucille Clifton( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Chronicles, in verse, the monthtomonth activities of sevenyearold Everett Anderson throughout the seasons of the year
The terrible stories : poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
Lucille Clifton is one of the most distinguished American poets writing today. In The Terrible Stories, her tenth collection of verse, Clifton covers new terrain - cancer and mastectomy, the life of King David, encounters with a vixen fox who is both shaman and muse. Brilliantly honed language, stunning images and sharp rhythms addresses the whole of human experience: birth, death, children, family, sexuality and spirituality, and community in antebellum and contemporary American culture. Hers is a poetry passionate and wise, not afraid to rage or whisper
The times they used to be by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
A young black girl relates the adventures of the summer her Uncle Sunny died and her best friend broke out in sin because she wasn't saved
Everett Anderson's 1 2 3 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right
Quilting : poems, 1987-1990 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by the author divided into sections: Log Cabin; Catalpa Flower; Eight-pointed Star; Tree of Life; Prayer
Everett Anderson's Christmas coming by Lucille Clifton( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Nine poems describe a small boy's preparations for Christmas
Next : new poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Mercy : poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
American Poets Continuum series. In her 12th book of poetry, a National Book Award winner speaks to the tenuous relationship between mothers and daughters, the debilitating power of cancer, and much more
 
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Alternative Names
Sayles, Lucille, 1936-2010
Sayles, Thelam Lucille 1936-2010 Frueherer Name
Sayles, Thelma Lucille, 1936-2010
クリフトン, ルシール
Languages
English (181)
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