Affrilachia: Poems

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Old Cove Press, 2000 - Poetry - 100 pages
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This personal poetic narrative is a historic valuable offering . . . an eagle's-eye view into what it means to be young, Black, artistic, and male in Appalachia, as one century comes to an end and another begins.-- Nikky Finney, author of Rice.
 

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I met Dr. Walker, did not know who he was at the time, which gave his friends quite a laugh. His book isn't as wonderful as hearing him read in person, but at least one of the poems I found quite ... Read full review

Contents

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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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XXI
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XXII
62
XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
72
XXVII
74
XXVIII
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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About the author (2000)

Frank X Walker is the author of three poetry collections: Black Box (Old Cove Press, 2005); Buffalo Dance: the Journey of York (University of Kentucky Press, 2003), which won the Lillian Smith Book Award in 2004; and Affrilachia (Old Cove Press, 2000). A 2005 recipient of the Lannan Literary Fellowship in Poetry, Walker serves as a Visting Professor of Writing, Rhetoric and Communication at Transylvania University and the publisher of PLUCK! Journal of Affrilachian Art & Culture, due out in spring 2007.

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