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American Dreams

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  • Seller:aboutabook
  • Sales Rank:721,373
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Reprint
  • Pages:192
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
  • Dimensions (in):8 x 5.2 x 0.6
  • Publication Date:June 18, 1996
  • ISBN:0679767991
  • EAN:9780679767992
  • ASIN:0679767991
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Synopsis
In the tradition of Alice Walker, this electrifying new African American voice delivers the verdict on the urban condition in a sensual, propulsive, and prophetic book of poetry and prose.

Whether she is writing about an enraged teenager gone "wilding" in Central Park, fifteen-year-old Latasha Harlins gunned down by a Korean grocer, or a brutalized child who grows up to escape her probable fate through the miracle of art, Sapphire's vision in this collection of poetry and prose is unswervingly honest.

"Stunning . . . . One of the strongest debut collections of the '90s."--Publishers Weekly

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