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The crown ain't worth much

Author: Hanif Abdurraqib
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Button Poetry/Exploding Pinecone Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Crown Ain't Worth Much, Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib's first full-length collection, is a sharp and vulnerable portrayal of city life in the United States. A regular columnist for MTV.com, Abdurraqib brings his interest in pop culture to these poems, analyzing race, gender, family, and the love that finally holds us together even as it threatens to break us. Terrance Hayes writes that Abdurraqib'bridges the bravado  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Willis-Abdurraqib, Hanif.
Crown ain't worth much.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Button Poetry/Exploding Pinecone Press, 2016
(OCoLC)949987278
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hanif Abdurraqib
ISBN: 9781943735235 1943735239
OCLC Number: 1016158846
Notes: Poems.
Description: 1 online resource (102 pages)
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib.

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"The Crown Ain't Worth Much, Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib's first full-length collection, is a sharp and vulnerable portrayal of city life in the United States. A regular columnist for MTV.com, Abdurraqib brings his interest in pop culture to these poems, analyzing race, gender, family, and the love that finally holds us together even as it threatens to break us. Terrance Hayes writes that Abdurraqib'bridges the bravado and bling of praise with the blood and tears of elegy.'The poems in this collection are challenging and accessible at once, as they seek to render real human voices in moments of tragedy and celebration."--EBSCO.

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