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From Harlem rooftops to the drumbeats of the Congo, the poems in The Women and the Men display in full measure the gifts that have made Nikki Giovanni one of the most important, appealing, and broad-reaching American poets: her warmth, her conciseness, her passion, and her wit. First appearing between 1970 and 1975, the poems in this gemlike volume reflect the drastic change that took place--in both the consciousness of the nation and in the sould of the poet. From "Ego Tripping" to "Poem for Flora" and "Africa," The Women and the Men is replete with the greatest hits of Nikki Giovanni's incredible oeuvre. With reverence to the ordinary and in search of the extraordinary, Nikki Giovanni, above all, displays here her caring for the people, things, and places she has observed and touched and captured.
As a witness to three generations, Nikki Giovanni has perceptively and poetically recorded her observations of both the outside world and the gentle yet enigmatic territory of the self. When her poems first emerged from the Black Rights Movement in the late 1960's, she immediately became a celebrated and controversial poet of the era. Written in one of the most commanding voices to grace America's political and poetic lanscape at the end of the twentieth century, Nikki Giovanni's poems embody the fearless passion and spirited wit for which she is beloved and revered.
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Poet, activist, mother, and professor, Nikki Giovanni is a three-time NAACP Image Award winner and the first recipient of the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award, and holds the Langston Hughes Medal for Outstanding Poetry, among other honors. The author of twenty-seven books and a Grammy nominee for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection, she is the University Distinguished Professor/English at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, and an Oprah Living Legend.
Buchbeschreibung William Morrow, 1975. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0688029477
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Buchbeschreibung William Morrow, New York, 1975. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. First Edition. Gently rubbed. Jacket lightly tanned and crimped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers D140924
Buchbeschreibung WILLIAM MORROW, NY, 1975. HARDCOVER. Buchzustand: VG. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: VG. FIRST EDITION. ALSO INCLUDED IS THE PAPERPACK EDITION. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 038089
Buchbeschreibung William Morrow and Company, INC., New York, 1975. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fair. Ex Library with all usual markings. Jacket illustration by James Barkley. Nice reading copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 003021
Buchbeschreibung William Morrow, 1975. Hardcover. First edition, first printing (all numbers present) . Hardcover, SIGNED by author, dated 4 March 1978, on title page. Fine in near fine dustjacket. Dustjacket lightly age yellowed, 1/2 inch tear top edge of front panel, 3 inch wrinkle line on rear panel; price present. Book itself has previous owner's blacked out name and address label on first free front endpaper, otherwise tight, clean, paper crisp, unmarked and apparently never read. ISBN 0688029477 Modern first; poetry; African-American. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 36079
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Buchbeschreibung William Morrow & Company, New York, 1975. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. First Edition. Book and dust jacket are tight, bright, and clean. Minor bumping, rubbing, soiling to corners and edges; dust jacket has rubbing to corners with one small closed tear at top fore edge - shelfwear. Previous owner's name at top of contents page. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 002863