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The Body's Question (Digital Audiobook)

Poems

By Tracy K. Smith, Tracy K. Smith (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 13, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/1/2003)
Compact Disc (8/14/2018)
Compact Disc (8/14/2018)
MP3 CD (8/14/2018)

Description

The Body's Question by Tracy K. Smith received the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African-American poet, selected by Kevin Young. Confronting loss, historical intersections with race and family, and the threshold between childhood and adulthood, Smith gathers courage and direction from the many disparate selves encountered in these poems, until, as she writes, "I was anyone I wanted to be."


About the Author

Tracy K. Smith is the 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States and recipient of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Life on Mars. Duende, her second book, received the 2006 James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.