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A Good Cry : What We Learn From Tears and Laughter / Nikki Giovanni.

Giovanni, Nikki, (author.).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 811.54 GIO (Text) 37521530872524 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 811 GIOVANNI (Text) 9780062399458S On Order On order -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library J 811 GIOVANNI (Text) 39206021338296 J Non-Fiction Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 811 GIO (Text) 70741000147129 Adult Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062399458
  • ISBN: 0062399454
  • Physical Description: xi, 111 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]

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Summary, etc.: One of America’s most celebrated poets looks inward in this powerful collection, a rumination on her life and the people who have shaped her. The poetry of Nikki Giovanni has spurred movements, turned hearts and informed generations. She’s been hailed as a firebrand, a radical, a healer, and a sage; a wise and courageous voice who has spoken out on the sensitive issues, including race and gender, that touch our national consciousness. As energetic and relevant as ever, Nikki now offers us an intimate, affecting, and illuminating look at her personal history and the mysteries of her own heart. In A Good Cry, she takes us into her confidence, describing the joy and peril of aging and recalling the violence that permeated her parents’ marriage and her early life. She pays homage to the people who have given her life meaning and joy: her grandparents, who took her in and saved her life; the poets and thinkers who have influenced her; and the students who have surrounded her. Nikki also celebrates her good friend, Maya Angelou, and the many years of friendship, poetry, and kitchen-table laughter they shared before Angelou’s death in 2014.
Subject: American poetry.
Poetry > 21st century.
African American women > Poetry.

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