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Don't call us dead : poems

Author: Danez Smith
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a groundbreaking force, celebrated for deft lyrics, urgent subjects and performative power. 'Don't Call Us Dead' opens with a heartrending sequence that imagines an afterlife for black men shot by police, a place where suspicion, violence and grief are forgotten and replaced with the safety, love and longevity they deserved back here on Earth.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danez Smith
ISBN: 9781784742041 178474204X
OCLC Number: 1043101428
Notes: Originally published in the United States by Graywolf Press, 2017.
Awards: Winner of Forward Prize for Best Collection 2018 (UK)
Winner of Forward Poetry Prize for Best Collection 2018 (UK)
Description: 112 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Danez Smith.

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The content as well as the writing is transcendent -- starred review * Library Journal * Part indelible elegy, part glorious love song to 'those brown folks who make / up the nation of my heart,' Read more...

 
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