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* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry *

* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP Image Award * Winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize * Winner of the PEN Open Book Award *


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Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

Slate : Blackness Visible (October 17, 2014)

Its genius resides in that capacity to make so many different versions of American life proper to itself, to instruct us in the depth and variety of our participation in a narrative of race that we recount and reinstate, even when we speak as though it weren’t there.

Kirkus Reviews : Citizen (October 10, 2014)

Frequently powerful, occasionally opaque.

Book Details  

Publisher: Graywolf Press (October 06, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 12 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry 2014 winner, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry 2014 winner

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