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6 edition of Black Maria found in the catalog.

Black Maria

being the adventures of Delilah Redbone & A.K.A. Jones : poems

by Young, Kevin.

  • 222 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Man-woman relationships -- Poetry,
  • Private investigators -- Poetry,
  • City and town life -- Poetry,
  • Young women -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementproduced and directed by Kevin Young.
    GenrePoetry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3575.O798 B57 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination241 p. ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3305284M
    ISBN 101400042097
    LC Control Number2004048568
    OCLC/WorldCa55511276

      Aracelis Girmay is the winner of a Whiting Award for Poetry. She is the author of three poetry collections: the black maria (BOA Editions, ); Kingdom Animalia (BOA Editions, ), which won the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Teeth (Curbstone, ). She is also the author/illustrator of the collage-based picture book Brand: BOA Editions, Ltd. The Black Maria was a Canadian rock band from Toronto. After touring and recording actively between –, the band has gone into a permanent hiatus. History. The Black Maria was formed in , based out of the Greater Toronto Area in Canada. Band members include vocalist Chris Gray, guitarists Alan Nacinovic and Scott Swain, keyboard Genres: Post-hardcore, Alternative Rock.

    from The Black Maria By Aracelis Girmay About this Poet Born and raised in Santa Ana, California, poet Aracelis Girmay earned a BA at Connecticut College and an MFA from New York University. Her poems trace the connections of transformation and loss across cities and bodies. The black maria are what Italian astronomers named the moon’s dark basins when they mistook them for seas. So when Girmay titles her roiling and gleaming third book—made of two poem cycles, “elelegy” and, yes, “the black maria”— the black maria, she reminds us that if misseeing makes the book urgent, it also makes the book possible.

    “Aracelis Girmay’s new poetry collection, the black maria—a haunting, blistering, vital examination of the African diaspora from 15th-century slave ships to Neil deGrasse Tyson—is a book of memories and seas. Black Maria, it is called. Maybe he is right. That is the first thing I wrote in the locked journal Dad gave me that awful Christmas, but I think it needs an explanation, so I will squeeze some in. Dad left early in December and took the car.


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