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Poet warrior : a memoir

Poet warrior : a memoir

Author: Joy Harjo
Publisher: New York, New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2022 ©2021
Series: Instant book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Poet Laureate Joy Harjo offers a vivid, lyrical, and inspiring call for love and justice in this contemplation of her trailblazing life. In the second memoir from the first Native American to serve as US poet laureate, Joy Harjo invites us to travel along the heartaches, losses, and humble realizations of her "poet-warrior" road. A musical, kaleidoscopic meditation, Poet Warrior reveals how Harjo came to write  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Named Person: Joy Harjo; Joy Harjo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Harjo
OCLC Number: 1298903350
Notes: A cloth bag containing 10 copies of the title and a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.
Awards: Winner of Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association Reading the West Book Award 2022
Long-listed for ALA Carnegie Medal 2022
Description: 10 books in 1 cloth bag (x, 226 pages : illustrations ; 37 x 46 cm. + 1 reading group guide folder. 22 cm.) ;
Contents: To imagine the spirit of poetry --
Prepare --
You might know me first --
Ancestral roots --
Becoming --
A postcolonial tale --
Diamond light --
Teachers --
Series Title: Instant book club.
Responsibility: Joy Harjo.


US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo offers a vivid, lyrical and inspiring call for love and justice in this contemplation of her trailblazing life.  Read more...


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"A member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Harjo is the first Native Poet Laureate of the United States. Her second memoir (after "Crazy Brave") blends personal journey with cultural meaning, weaving Read more...

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