Native Guard: Poems

Native Guard: Poems

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Growing up in the Deep South, Natasha Trethewey was never told that in her hometown of Gulfport, Mississippi, black soldiers had played a pivotal role in the Civil War. Off the coast, on Ship Island, stood a fort that had once been a Union prison housing Confederate captives. Protecting the fort was the second regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards -- one of the Union's first official black units. Trethewey's new book of poems pays homage to the soldiers who served… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Mariner Books (November 06, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 64 pages

File size: 62 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2007 winner

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