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The Forgetting Tree : a Rememory

Author: Rae Paris
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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A personal narrative of past and present racial violence and resistance to terror in the United States. A perfect blending of prose, poetry, and images, The Forgetting Tree is a unique and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Paris, Rae.
Forgetting Tree.
Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, 2017
(OCoLC)974357416
Named Person: Rae Paris
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rae Paris
ISBN: 9780814344279 0814344275
OCLC Number: 1017610585
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prelude: Office of the Dead; I. Bones; How I Write: On Forgetting; Conversation in Bop #1: One Bright Morning; Funeral Mass: Man 1; Divided Heart: Part I; II. Flesh; The Forgetting Tree; Overheard: Plantation Museum, Monticello; Sally Hemings; Mardi Gras; Christmas Day; Ballad of Negro Judah; The Hanging Tree; Interlude: Not Yet; III. Skin; What I Could Have Said at My Father's Wake; Funeral Mass: Man 2; Uncle Kwanza: November 1; Funeral Mass: Man 2; On the Anniversaries of My Father's Death; Letter to L.: Unsent; IV. Sinew To the Killers of UsDispatch: New Orleans; Strangled: Letter to a Young Black Poet; An Open Letter of Love to Black Students: #BlackLivesMatter; Dispatch: Minneapolis; Dispatch: Dearborn Heights; On Being a Vine; Swing Low Suite; Dispatch: East Lansing; V. Souls; Divided Heart: Part II; The Tree of Return; Funeral Mass: Man 1; Conversation in Bop #2: To Miss New Orleans; To Get to the Cemetery; Postlude; Give Thanks; Notes
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