A Hundred Silences

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Kwela Press, 2006 - Poetry - 73 pages
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In this eloquent and tender collection of poems, an exciting new voice in South African writing explores the unique silences, memories, and secrets found in every room. From the quiet, gnawing loneliness of hotel rooms to the ache and longing created by absence, these poems consider all silences, including those found between words, and the loudness of the emotions that create them.

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User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

Gabeba Baderoon's voice is clear and usually quiet, whether she is describing the coat her father made for her mother or the sinking of the Estonia, and she seeks out and lays bare in plain, unadorned ... Read full review


This is not my fathers garden
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About the author (2006)

Gabeba Baderoon is the recipient of the 2005 DaimlerChrysler Award for South African Poetry. She is the author of The Dream in the Next Body and The Museum of Ordinary Life. She lives in State College, Pennsylvania.

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