Wounded in the House of a Friend

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Beacon Press, 1997 - Poetry - 108 pages
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"A searing new book. . . . (Sanchez's) poetry and prose ask the reader to risk dizziness, to attempt to catapult the body beyond book covers, to be ready for more of what's out there".Kimiko Hahn, Philadelphia INQUIRER. "Raw and lyrical prose exploring the pain, self-doubt and anger in women's lives".ESSENCE. "Sanchez's most risk-taking adventure. . . . She makes us think".Haki Madhubuti, EMERGE.

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In this collection, former National Endowment for the Arts and American Book Award winner Sanchez presents a homage to African Americans, both past and present. Neruda said political poetry is more ... Read full review

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Sonia Sanchez-award-winning poet, activist, scholar, and formerly the Laura Carnell professor of English and women's studies at Temple University-is the author of sixteen books, including Like the Singing Coming off the Drums, Does Your House Have Lions?, Wounded in the House of a Friend, and Shake Loose My Skin.

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