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- Sales Rank:1,196,004
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):8 x 5.2 x 0.6
- Publication Date:June 18, 1996
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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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